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Offline rangerrebew

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Report: Saudi deploys 30,000 troops to border with Iraq
« on: July 06, 2014, 09:18:08 AM »
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Re: Report: Saudi deploys 30,000 troops to border with Iraq
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2014, 11:12:38 AM »
Now this is something of note.

The Saudis rarely do anything active. They prefer to use the more elegant tactics of manipulation and bribery to get others to act on their behalf. There is a joke in Jordan - when you shake hands with a member of the House of Saud, count your fingers afterward.

For the King to actually forward deploy the military is an unusual event indeed.
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