Profile image
By Mort Amsel (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

Saudi Arabia Threatens Terror Attacks On Russia If Putin Doesn’t Drop Support For Assad

Thursday, August 29, 2013 5:38
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

Saudi Arabia has secretly offered Russia a sweeping deal to control the global oil market and safeguard Russia’s gas contracts, if the Kremlin backs away from the Assad regime in Syria.
The talks appear to offer an alliance between the OPEC cartel and Russia, which together produce over 40m barrels a day of oil, 45pc of global output. Such a move would alter the strategic landscape.
As-Safir said Prince Bandar pledged to safeguard Russia’s naval base in Syria if the Assad regime is toppled, but he also hinted at Chechen terrorist attacks on Russia’s Winter Olympics in Sochi if there is no accord. “I can give you a guarantee to protect the Winter Olympics next year. The Chechen groups that threaten the security of the games are controlled by us,” he allegedly said.
These revelatons come on the heels of Russia sending both warships and anti-shipmissiles to Syria in the last several days.  My guess is that they turned this down.  IF Syria is that important to Russia, and they seem to be given the deal Saudi Arabia was willing to give them, then I dont see why they wouldn’t put boots on the ground to make sure Assad stayed in power. 
The Saudis have some balls to be threatening Russia like this and there is one very unreliable source out there that says Russiais threatening Saudi Arabia with attacks on itsmilitary forces if Syria is struck by what would be essentially NATO. This really does have the dynamics of a world war 3 in the making. -Mort

We encourage you to Share our Reports, Analyses, Breaking News and Videos. Simply Click your Favorite Social Media Button and Share.

Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Total 6 comments
Top Stories
Recent Stories



Top Global

Top Alternative



Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.