Saudi Arabia ranks #2 in proven oil reserves with about 260 billion barrels while the U.S. ranks #13 with about 20 billion barrels. So this much hyped expansion is obviously not sustainable. Also look at political promises about energy and oil going back to Nixon. Every single administration makes these promises but not a single one so far comes through. The big danger to Israel is that the only bloc with the necessary qualities to counter the Chinese is the Muslim. Strategists in every major country are looking for ways to eliminate Israel and, strangely, Israel is cooperating.
Australian police arrest 5 over shooting 'linked to terrorism' (Reuters)
from the article: America's interest in Israel and the Middle East is waning