Saudi Arabia considers its own nuclear options after Iran deal

By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) – One likely Saudi Arabian response to the deal its biggest enemy Iran has struck with world powers is to accelerate its own nuclear power plans, creating an atomic infrastructure it could, one day, seek to weaponize. “I think Saudi Arabia would seriously try to get the bomb if Iran did. The Pakistanis said for years they didn’t want one, but when India got it, so did they,” said Jamal Khashoggi, head of a Saudi news channel owned by a prince.

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