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re: Might the Saudis Blow Up Their Oil Infrastructure?

Reader comment on item: Might the Saudis Blow Up Their Oil Infrastructure?

Submitted by Garrett Hildebrand (United States), May 11, 2005 at 20:04

I found this article, "Might the Saudis Blow Up Their Oil Infrastructure?
" was highly readable, but I remain confused about this last paragraph:


> Western intelligence services need urgently to do more than listen in
> on Saudi conversations; they need to find the truth out about those
> explosives. Should they exist, Western governments need profoundly
> to reassess their relationships with the kingdom.

In what way do Western governments need profoundly to reassess these
relationships? Is the implication that we need to have closer ties, or further
ones? Is the implication that we need to rely less on their oil? Could this
be clarified, please.
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