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Tue Nov 7, 2017, 11:47 AM

 

I believe Saudi Arabia may be surprised how westernizing their country turns out...or not.

This is more about the US/Israel going after Iran through SA. Just wait for it.

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Reply I believe Saudi Arabia may be surprised how westernizing their country turns out...or not. (Original post)
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DetlefK Nov 2017 #1
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Response to coolsandy (Original post)

Tue Nov 7, 2017, 12:21 PM

1. Nice conspiracy-theory. But wrong.

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Saudi-Arabia started dumping cheap oil on the market years ago in a plot to kill fracking in the US. (The low price of oil for example ruined Venezuela's economy.)

Except that fracking didn't die and Saudi-Arabia is bleeding money. A joint conference with Iran was meant to drive up the price of oil again by cutting oil-production, but neither side believed that the other side would stick to the deal. So no deal was made.

If Saudi-Arabia were to go on with an economy, and an oil-price, like this, they would be bankrupt in 2-3 decades. So Saudi-Arabia is changing its economy in a desperate bid to move away from oil.



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The ideology of ISIS is ultimately rooted in saudi Wahabism. If ISIS falls in Syria and Iraq, they will have no problem finding recruits just across the border in Saudi-Arabia. And the western-affiliated House of Saud will make a perfect boogeyman and scapegoat for ISIS. That's why the House of Saud cannot allow religious extremism to rule Saudi-Arabia any longer. They are trying to preempt it.



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According to climate-change models, the whole area around the Persian Gulf and especially Saudi-Arabia will get hotter and hotter over the upcoming decades up to the point where, by 2100, eastern and central Saudi-Arabia are night-uninhabitable to humans.

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Response to DetlefK (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 7, 2017, 12:52 PM

2. Where is the conspiracy? I'm talking about unintended consequences.

 

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