Sunday, October 01, 2006

Saudis build 550-mile fence to shut out Iraq

Telegraph reported Security in Iraq has collapsed so dramatically that Saudi Arabia has ordered the construction of a 550-mile high-tech fence to seal off its troubled northern neighbour.

The huge project to build the barrier, which will be equipped with ultraviolet night-vision cameras, buried sensor cables and thousands of miles of barbed wire, will snake across the vast and remote desert frontier between the countries.

This is good news. It will help keep insurgents FROM Saudia Arabia from joining the fight. Maybe if we tell them trouble could comd from Syria, they would build a fence between Syria and Iraq as well.
The fence will be built despite the hundreds of millions of pounds that the Saudi kingdom has spent in the past two years to beef up patrols on its border with Iraq, with officials saying the crisis in Iraq is now so dangerous it must be physically shut out.

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