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Saudi Arabia Considers the Consequences of a Strike on Iran

Sep 30, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
Saudi Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki displays pieces of what he said were Iranian cruise missiles and drones recovered from an attack on Saudi oil facilities, during a press conference in Riyadh on Sept. 18, 2019.

Saudi Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki displays pieces of what he said were Iranian cruise missiles and drones recovered from an attack on Saudi oil facilities, during a press conference in Riyadh on Sept. 18, 2019. Saudi Arabia will have to think long and hard about the consequences of attacking Iran.

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Two weeks after a devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais, one major question remains up in the air: What are the United States and Saudi Arabia going to do in response? Both are attempting to make a compelling case that Iran was directly culpable for the...

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