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Ilsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-22-06 11:57 AM
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10. Reminds me of the scene from Syriana where the
well-educated prince says, "I've made oil deals with China, selling to them for the best price so my people will have the benefit of that, and suddenly I'm a terrorist?" Or words to that effect. Then he got blown up.
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  -Saudi king (Abdullah) in China for oil talks UpInArms  Jan-22-06 10:00 AM   #0 
  - This could be big....bigger than the Iran Oil Bourse.  mom cat   Jan-22-06 10:07 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, oh to be a fly on the wall ...  bemildred   Jan-22-06 10:22 AM   #2 
     - I think that the Unipolar World just got more poles. The Saudis know  mom cat   Jan-22-06 10:49 AM   #3 
        - I thought they might be considering selling oil for renminbi ... nt  bemildred   Jan-22-06 10:53 AM   #4 
           - Clue me in...What is renminbi?  mom cat   Jan-22-06 10:57 AM   #5 
              - Chinese money:  bemildred   Jan-22-06 10:59 AM   #7 
                 - True! But they would have to unpeg the renminbi first from the basket  VegasWolf   Jan-22-06 12:12 PM   #12 
                 - What an intriguing idea. Thanks for the info.  mom cat   Jan-22-06 12:42 PM   #18 
  - They are making deals with regards to Iran.  hang a left   Jan-22-06 10:57 AM   #6 
  - You may be right  benny05   Jan-22-06 11:10 AM   #8 
  - Welcome to the Third World America  bpilgrim   Jan-22-06 11:12 AM   #9 
  - HA HA HA America (VIDEO) from china with love - > LINK  bpilgrim   Jan-22-06 12:21 PM   #16 
  - Reminds me of the scene from Syriana where the  Ilsa   Jan-22-06 11:57 AM   #10 
  - Had a major Syriana de ja vu moment!  Pithy Cherub   Jan-22-06 01:35 PM   #20 
  - China to Saudi, "Step this way my friend, we can offer you WAY more  VegasWolf   Jan-22-06 12:09 PM   #11 
  - thank you, * whose admin. has made off with the billions in Treasury  wordpix2   Jan-23-06 07:35 AM   #30 
  - China and Russia can make huge efforts to engage the ME  mdmc   Jan-22-06 12:13 PM   #13 
  - And there can be only one response as oil is vital to us ALL...  HypnoToad   Jan-22-06 12:16 PM   #14 
  - So much for all the tv commercials saying Saudi Arabia is our friend.  HypnoToad   Jan-22-06 12:18 PM   #15 
  - Yes, and the inshoring of jobs like plumbers and electricians who work  VegasWolf   Jan-22-06 12:27 PM   #17 
  - This could be why the Saudis are part of the axis of evil now  lovuian   Jan-22-06 01:08 PM   #19 
  - Even Bush's playing the female role in a Brokeback Mountain scenario  VegasWolf   Jan-22-06 01:40 PM   #21 
  - Well frigadee! - Give GWB a break - we know he can't play a MAN's role!!  ConcernedCanuk   Jan-22-06 03:21 PM   #23 
  - Methinks the Saudis realize Murikka is going DOWN - China . . UP  ConcernedCanuk   Jan-22-06 03:17 PM   #22 
  - Well now there's a fine howdjadoo. Will Bush feel cheated on? eom  54anickel   Jan-22-06 09:32 PM   #24 
  - Abdullah's visit to China is the first ever by a Saudi king  Dover   Jan-23-06 06:08 AM   #25 
  - What, bushes buddies are joining hands with China?  fasttense   Jan-23-06 06:08 AM   #26 
  - Whose your new daddy?  Stockholm   Jan-23-06 06:08 AM   #27 
  - Syriana - life imitates art. So will the king be holding hands with the..  Javaman   Jan-23-06 11:05 AM   #31 
  - So, Who Is the New Master of the Universe?  Demeter   Jan-23-06 06:09 AM   #28 
  - Elsewhere, it has been reported that the Saudis are nonetheless  amandabeech   Jan-23-06 07:28 AM   #29 
 

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