the Saudi Lion will crouch to the American Eagle....how to defeat Saudi Arabia without firing a shot

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    every promise the Saudis give their allies, they say "inshallah", or god willing. this is not just a religious supplication, but also an excuse.

    it is impossible to understand the layers of power in Saudi Arabia, but no matter which prince you speak to, unless the order goes directly from King Salman to Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, everything is up for negotiation.
     
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    As long as Americans demand those low gas prices, the Saudis will literally have them over a barrel. Saudi Arabia can make every day life very miserable for Americans. Americans are a fat greedy lot for the most part. They can't handle higher gas prices. So expect our leaders to bow to Saudi Arabia once again. It's what the American People want.
     
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    Saudi Arabia is not Wisconsin. they actually do beheadings in Saudi Arabia for gays and other folks
     
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    Yet the Saudis are considered 'Close Friends' of ours. Why is that?
     
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    al Saud was so pleased with Mohammad Bin Ladi's construction work that he became known as "the king's builder".

    Mohammad Bin Laden was Osama Bin Laden's father.

    Mohammad's company received lucrative contracts to expand the grand mosque in mecca, and was later appointed to the saudi government by the king.

    The king's family was close with the Bin Laden family, the Bin Laden sons, including Osama, grew up alongside the Abdul Azizes.
     
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    Oh my God. I thought they were saying "here's your salad."
     
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    the Saudis are too incompetent to manage their own wealth, and too indolent to pay up
     
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    Harold Ickles, America's oil czar, was dispatched by FDR on a top-secret mission to survey the world's oil reserves. they came to Saudi Arabia, and tried to estimate how much oil was under all that sand, and how the US might use it in the war. the 3 weeks he spent in the Saudi desert made him convinved that Saudi oil would become an important part of US national security in the future.
     
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    2 clues:
    Iran pursuing nukes
    Russia pursuing stronger ME footprint
     
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    America is not in the oil business. America is in the business of making money!
     

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