18 septembrie 2019

Saudi Arabia cannot spend its way out of asymmetry


The plume of smoke spills south on the satellite image, the shadow it casts almost doubling the size of the image. Photos released by the US government, in conjunction with DigitalGlobe, show a series of punctures and ruptures in refinery equipment. Days out from the September 14 attack on the Abqaiq refinery and the Khurais oilfield in Saudi Arabia, the known unknowns abound. What is clear, at this early juncture, is that whether the attack came from guided missile, loitering munition, or [...]