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US-Saudi relationship based on technology transfer

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Submitted by Mark Durie (Australia), May 14, 2002 at 18:48

This is based, not only on oil and protection, but also on technology transfer. America gets to buy oil, the Saudis get protection and all the technology they can take in. This understanding of the relationship has been made clear in recent Saudi statements.

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