January 25, 2006
Oil For Missiles?Topics: Middle East News and Perspectives
So it's no coincidence that Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah this week chose China for his first official trip outside the Middle East since acceding to the throne in August!
RICHARD L. RUSSELL writes in The Opinion Journal today: "With five agreements signed during the visit, including a pact for closer cooperation in oil, natural gas and minerals, the two countries are laying the foundations for a strategic relationship that challenges U.S. interests." He has more...
Could be - after all, this strategy isn't new for "our (faux) friends," the Saudis. Remember back in 2004 when Saudi Arabia cut it's oil sales to U.S., and up'ed China's?
(2006) Saudi Arabia, China ink energy deal
(2006) China seeks FTA with Saudi Arabia, GCC
(2002) Saudi Arabia - U.S. - China: 'Your Loss Is My Gain'
(2001) Terrorist Sponsors: Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, China
Posted by Richard at January 25, 2006 10:54 AM
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