March 14, 2011

Saudia Arabia requested to intervene militarly in Bahrain

Kingdom Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Taken by...Image via Wikipedia
And just when I was hoping that the Middle East supply situation may actually normalize, we get this from The Guardian: "Saudi forces are preparing to intervene in neighbouring Bahrain, after a day of clashes between police and protesters who mounted the most serious challenge to the island's royal family since demonstrations began a month ago. The Crown Prince of Bahrain is expected to formally invite security forces from Saudi Arabia into his country today, as part of a request for support from other members of the six-member Gulf Co-operation Council." Pretty much as reported earlier. This is huge as Iran will promptly respond.
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