Ignored amidst all the blather by the chicken little brigade over an apparently non-existent Iranian bomb program is an indication of the real shift in regional power which is bound to get the attention of intelligent analysts. In a heads up to the defense industry, the "Industry Outlook" page in the 3 December issue of Aviation Week and Space Technology carried a story "Russian Arms for Riyadh?" Seems that one result of the Annapolis photo-op and the continued US warmongering in the region is that the House of Saud is negotiating major arms contracts with the Russians instead of the US.
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from the article: Russia: Deal reached with Iran on nuclear plant construction