September 28, 2009

MI6: Saudis will let Israel bomb Iran

Filed under: Uncategorized — Greg in cheeseland @ 6:45 pm


A British newspaper, The Daily Express, reported on Sunday that Saudi Arabia is “ready to allow Israel to bomb Iran’s new nuclear site.” The report cites a meeting in London between MI6 intelligence chief Sir John Scarlett, Mossad chief Meir Dagan and Saudi officials. British intelligence officers helped to uncover the plant three years ago, in the side of a mountain near the ancient city of Qom.

The city of Qom where the plant is reported located near, is one of the holiest cities in Shi’ite Islam. An attack by Israel near the city would almost certainly provoke outrage. It is uncertain how Russia, with many vital interests in Iran, would react to such an attack. Any flare up of tensions in the middle east would likely send oil prices skyrocketing.

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