Saudis Give Nod To Israeli Raid On Iran Copyright Equilibri.net 2008 (Image taken from Stefano Torelli
From The Sunday Times:
The head of Mossad, Israel's overseas intelligence service, has assured Benjamin Netanyahu, its prime minister, that Saudi Arabia would turn a blind eye to Israeli jets flying over the kingdom during any future raid on Iran's nuclear sites.
Earlier this year Meir Dagan, Mossad's director since 2002, held secret talks with Saudi officials to discuss the possibility.
The Israeli press has already carried unconfirmed reports that high-ranking officials, including Ehud Olmert, the former prime minister, held meetings with Saudi colleagues. The reports were denied by Saudi officials.
Read more .... http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6638568.ece
The enemy of my enemy is my friend. If this news story is true, I guess this quote is also true.
The interesting part of this story is that the Saudis do not have confidence that the American/Iraqi coalition would permit Israel to fly over Iraqi airspace to strike Iranian nuclear facilities. This proposal also tells me that the Saudis are more willing to accommodate the Israelis than the Americans.
Wow .... how things have changed in just 6 months.