The clandestine Saudi-Israeli ties?
"The Saudi press abounds with reports of products tagged Made in Israel that make their way into local markets; Israelis testify to Saudi oil products entering Israel under cover of foreign companies and rumor has it that a wealthy Saudi businessman, Walid Bin Talal, is planning to build a hotel in Tel Aviv.
"The Media Line has also learned from an informed source that the Saudi oil giant Aramco is planning a pipeline that will run through Israel and provide easy export of oil to Europe." - The clandestine Saudi-Israeli ties
"The most evident sign of rapprochement came in the form of the attendance of Saudi Arabia's outgoing ambassador to the US to a ceremony in Washington held by American Jewish organizations in honor of a State Department official appointed to fight anti-Semitism.
William Daroff of the United Jewish Communities told USA Today that Prince Turki al-Faisal's presence at the reception was 'unprecedented.'" Report: Saudi Arabia reaching out to Israel - Israel News, Ynetnews
"U.S. ally Saudi Arabia, on 2 March 2008, compared the Israel Defense Forces' operation against Gaza rocket squads to Nazi war crimes, and called on the international community to stop what it called the 'mass killings' of Palestinians." - Saudi Arabia compares IDF Gaza operation to Nazi war crimes ...
Map from London Sunday Times, February 1975
1. The USA?
Saudi Arabia must have a fear that the USA and its allies are planning to take over Saudi's oil.
"In February of 1975 the London Sunday Times revealed information from a leaked and classified US Department of Defense plan.
2. Israel or Iran?
Saudi Arabia must fear both Iran and Israel.
And it must try to keep in with both Iran and Israel.
"Seeking regional allies to make a stand against Iran and the growing Shi'ite Muslim radicalization, Saudi Arabia sees Israel as a likely ally, experts here said...
"Israeli press reports suggested that Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met recently with a senior official in the Saudi government, maybe even with the Saudi king. - Fear of Iran Pushing Saudi Arabia Toward Israel, Experts Say -- 09 ...
Goldman Sachs has received a license to offer brokerage services in Saudi Arabia, the Middle East's largest equity market. - Goldman Sachs gets brokerage license in Saudi Arabia
"Prince Turki al-Faisal, a former ambassador to the United States and Britain and adviser to King Abdullah, said Israel and the Arabs could cooperate in many areas including water, agriculture, science and education." - Senior Saudi prince offers Israel peace vision