Category Archives: Saudi Oil Imports

Economic Reasons to be Cautious With Iran

Economic Reasons to be Cautious with Iran The Saudi government and people, the Persian Gulf nations, and the world economies and nuclear powers definitely don’t want a war with Iran. The Saudi’s and the Gulf states must be shocked that … Continue reading

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My Concerns About a US Counterattack

My Concerns About a US Counterattack There seems to be a rush to judgement on who was responsible for the attacks on Saudi oil facilities.  This, unfortunately, reminds me of when we invaded Iraq, under the misconception that Iranian milk … Continue reading

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Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been?

Is the US Really the Strongest That It Has Ever Been? Well,Trump has pumped up the military budget for the last two budgets.  And the weapons systems have been progressed.  But the military is only one of many technological, environmental, … Continue reading

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What Kind of War Advice is Trump Getting?

What Kind of War Advice is Trump Getting? Update:  Wednesday.  The foreign minister of Iran has pointed out that the UN Charter (I looked up Article 2, Item 4) “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat … Continue reading

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Political Thoughts

Political Thoughts:  Saudi Oil, Trump Businesses, Wisconsin and Michigan, and 2020 Electoral Votes Saudi Dunes:  The Oil Will Flow I refer to a motto in the SF book Dune, where the mined spice is used to allow interstellar navigators to … Continue reading

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Penance, and a UN Solution to the Yemen War

Penance, and a UN Solution to the Yemen War All of the parties in the Yemen war are in trouble.  The main humanitarian problem is the impending famine of 13 million people there.  In religious countries, it is well understood … Continue reading

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Iran is the Real Target, and US Banks See a Risk

Iran is the Real Target, and US Banks See a Risk Apparently, I have been misguided in focusing on Saudi Arabia and its oil.  Trump’s real goal is to block the worldwide export of Iranian oil, as a punishment for … Continue reading

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Background Economics of Saudi Arabia

Background Economics of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia has a population of 33 million.  Its GDP is $708 billion, but in purchasing power parity, PPP, it is $1.80 trillion.  Per capita income in PPP is $55,260. The oil is owned by … Continue reading

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Saudi and Persian Gulf Oil Among US and California Oil Imports

Saudi and Persian Gulf Oil Among US and California Oil Imports While our relations and the world status with Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf are now being examined, that is far beyond my field.  I will just examine our … Continue reading

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