Saudi Oil Infrastructure Offers a Target-Rich Environment for Iran
Sep 19, 2019 | 09:30 GMT
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- Iran has recently focused on building up its missile capabilities, putting Saudi Arabia's critical infrastructure within its reach.
- Saudi air defenses have significant vulnerabilities to missile and air attacks by Iran, whether launched directly from Iran or via Iraq or Yemen.
- The Saudi oil and gas sector has numerous chokepoints Iran can target, and Iran could decide to expand its target set beyond the petroleum sector.