Saudis thinking about acquiring nuclear weapons

Stephen D. Williams sdw at
Thu Sep 18 14:27:09 PDT 2003

Backing off of North Korea is one of the worst things we could have done 
I think, assuming that we would have gone in otherwise.

Bring in the tactical nukes and state simple engagement rules (you look 
like you're trying to detonate a nuke, zap), and that would have been 
the end of that.  I suppose the neighbors would have been a little 
terrified of that game of chicken, but is the current situation much 
better?  It's just slow chicken vs. fast chicken.  We can do either, but 
I think the latter has its merits.


Adam L Beberg wrote:

> On Thursday, September 18, 2003, at 08:17  AM, Russell Turpin wrote:
>> It's pretty frightening to imagine a world in 2010 with nuclear 
>> arsenals in Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia, North Korea, and more.
> Why? (ignoring that 2-3 of those have them already)
> North Korea is showing the world that the only way to keep American 
> corporations from taking over their country is to have nukes. Iraq 
> didn't act fast enough and look what happened to them. North Korea is 
> free to do what it wants, and Iraq is under military occupation by 
> Haliburton.
> The race to get nukes before the Americans come is now the #1 priority 
> of every government in the world. They know it, we know it, and they 
> know we know it. The press is just a couple years behind the curve is 
> all.
> - Adam L. Beberg - beberg at
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