Roger that. I lived in Saudi Arabia for a year once. I don't trust them. And, their society gives me the creeps.<quoted text>Thanks for giving me a little more insight on the matter,I know you don't agree on isolationist views but ther is nothing wrong with being self sufficient,Screw the Saudis..
But, we have alliances with Europe, and they will never be able to do without the oil from the Arab world. The best we can hope for is to eliminate our reliance on it.