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US Withdrew THAAD System, Patriot Batteries From Saudi Arabia – Report

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US Withdrew THAAD System, Patriot Batteries From Saudi Arabia - Report

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The US withdrew its most advanced missile defense system and Patriot batteries from Saudi Arabia in the recent weeks despite repeated attacks on the Kingdom by the Houthis, the Associated Press reported on September 11.

According to the AP, the system, a THAAD [Terminal High Altitude Area Defense] unit, and the Patriot batteries were deployed in Prince Sultan Air Base, some 115 kilometers to the southeast of the Saudi capital Riyadh.

Satellite images released by the news agency confirmed that all the American systems had been withdrawn from the Saudi air base.

Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby confirmed to the AP “the redeployment of certain air defense assets” which were situated in Saudi Arabia.

“The Defense Department continues to maintain tens of thousands of forces and a robust force posture in the Middle East representing some of our most advanced air power and maritime capabilities, in support of U.S. national interests and our regional partnerships,” Kirby said.

From its side, the Saudi Defense Ministry described the kingdom’s relationship with the US in a statement sent to the AP as “strong, longstanding and historic”. The ministry acknowledged the withdrawal of the American missile defense systems. However, it said that the Saudi military “is capable of defending its lands, seas and airspace, and protecting its people.”

“The redeployment of some defense capabilities of the friendly United States of America from the region is carried out through common understanding and realignment of defense strategies as an attribute of operational deployment and disposition,” the statement reads.

The withdrawal of US missile defense system came following a large-scale attack by the Houthis on Saudi Arabia. The Yemeni group fired 16 missiles and drones at the Kingdom on September 4. At least eight people were wounded.

US Withdrew THAAD System, Patriot Batteries From Saudi Arabia - Report

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After assuming office earlier this year, President Joe Biden suspended US support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen. The withdrawal of missile defense system may be meant to further pressure the oil-rich Kingdom. Another possibility is that the systems are needed on other fronts, near the border with Russia or China.

While Saudi Arabia maintains its own Patriot systems, the ability to stop the Houthis’ repeated attack will, without a doubt, decline after the withdrawal of the American systems.

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Assad Defeated Zionists

Everyone with a brain knows Wahhabi Arabia was behind 9/11. To this day Saudis fund madrasas, Hamas, the Taliban, Al-Qaeda, HTS, ISIS, etc, etc, etc.

Ode

not saudis but jews and israel are behind 9/11. saudis may have supplied some goons but the mastermind behind 9/11 is jew and mossad.

Peppe il Sicario

The eternal wicked God-hating Jew! For this they are cursed! Israel in fact means “to struggle with God.” I mean, really, these creatures have some deep suicidal tendencies. Won’t end well for them “the destroyers”, though.

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Last edited 9 days ago by jony boy
Christopher

Meh, my last monthly income was 17,000 dollars, and I did nothing. Isn’t crypto mining wonderful.

RaptarDriver

The airplanes were drones.

Jim Allen

The Headcutters are Zionist Khazars hiding in plain sight pretending to be Arab, and Muslim.

Joey8

This has happened 3-4 months ago and I don’t understand why they will re-report it now.. They moved these to Jordan but KSA has it’s own THAAD and patriot systems what the US moved was just batteries protecting their own bases

farbat

now we will be able to conquer saudi arabia. we have the best missiles in the world, our weapons are much better as everything russia can build!

JC Denton

Youre fake, the real farbat would have posted 29 different comments about what you just said.

farbat

the whole way i speak is different from what these imposters try to do so yes i would have explained it a little more than this idiot

Garga

Namana?
Are you implying that all needed to “unable” us to do so is 2-3 boomerang launcher batteries!?

Bikhial baba! JC Denton rast mige, begoo bebinam ba Farbate ma chikar kardi??

Last edited 13 days ago by Garga
farbat

khodavand asin jur jang nemipasire

farbat

fitna is what they are after disunity and chaos basically the idea of divide et impera but they are wrong when they think iran is so easily manipulated they will be mistaken soon to not prepare but play poisonous games such as that and i mean obviously the zionists they are the target today tomorrow and the day after there is no change

Last edited 13 days ago by farbat
farbat

when the world destroys itself iran will still be after the zionists and not leave them alone if they think they can rescue themselves by creating chaos they will be mistaken

farbat

trying to be righteous means that doing the most of the work on knowing what is the righteous thing to do and that in itself needs patience and alot of perception remember that because jc denton had used atleast one of those

Last edited 13 days ago by farbat
farbat

being righteous in return brings us the greatest gift of the non material world which is the paradise

Last edited 13 days ago by farbat
farbat

i obviously arent a retard so you again did fake my name only to be found out an imposter

farbat

i dislike you once again 10 times for that you sore fool

farbat

iran will not conquer anything we dont need territorial expansion this is only something a dimwit would think about

farbat

who needs alot of desert camels to begin with we dont need it so get serious the only one who has to really fear us are zionists because anyone like saudis these imbeciles are still regional forces and we will appease them somewhat more than other such as extra regional forces or usurpers but that doesnt mean that their oppressive rule is secured

Last edited 13 days ago by farbat
farbat

soon our weapons will be better than anything anyone builds yes i agree here but we arent there yet

farbat

it is not the weapon that makes us stronger btw its the conceptual strength which you ignore

farbat

i believe in god from the moment i wake up to the moment i sleep god is present for me and i praise him for that but what about you fools do you even know what believe is no you were checkmate the moment you messed with us in the way you did so try to go back all the misdeeds and excuse yourself and change your path but you cant so you are on the path to ruin because of your own deeds and yes you wrong us but more than that you wronged your maker

Last edited 13 days ago by farbat
farbat

let me repeat something to you and think about it a little bit more “while one is brought up with luxury and care and is bewildered thrown into a dark pit another is lifted from same pit to a throne were a bejewelled crown is placed on his head the world is easily giving out both pleasure and pain at the same time and has no need of us and our doings” now let me ask you do you enjoy that pit you brought yourself into

farbat

btw you delusional creature iran aslong as not attacked will not cause fitna or wars of fitna in any way or form forget this with saudis afghanistan turkey or anyone we will concentrate on our enemies and dont get deluded so dont forget that while you try to divert we still look at you

farbat

we can see quds being liberated almost smell it its that close

farbat

learn to swim because you dont have any other way out

farbat

come directly at us if you dare and try to rescue yourself by almost fleeing towards your death

farbat

i told you zionists again and again i sit in sari mazandaran drop one of your nukes on me go on watch what we will do with you afterwards the only way would be over the azerbaijan republic go on you fool have no clue of us do you

BLT

This is bigger than it looks. Is the US so broke that it just left KSA to its own devices? Where will the missiles go?

Robert

America cannot be broke, they manipulate money……Muslims, can’t you see? You’re supposed to be fighting each other, the blaze should be huge, as you provide arms market. Iran and all shits should overan Saudi Arabia first before they are eventually destroyed. The west hates Islam ☪️and their teachings.

Chris Gr

If you think that Islam is the reason for the fight then you are wrong. Everything is being done in order to bring the global government.

BLT

The west hates everything that is better than they are.

RaptarDriver

They don’t want the Houthis to expose the THAAD light show to the rest of the world

hmm

they are useless anyway

Saudi destroyed

Good news

Irani

Yup saw this in twitter, US centcom seems to be all over the place, next thing we hear there abiding by the Iraqi parliaments request and pulling out of Iraq indefinitely.

farbat

their new strategy is to use a drone force against iran and concentrate on china and russia but they will lose on all ends these fools and as usual they will cause utter ruin but this time around more to themselves

farbat

they think that if they use drones that we wont humiliate them but the opposite will become reality for them so the new strategy of america to use drones mostly will become a total failure we will own them so badly after this they will beg us

Last edited 13 days ago by farbat
YepItsTrue

It’s potentially detrimental for Rayethon’s worldwide sales & marketing to have these batteries currently operational in KSA. The system appears quite average at intercepting repeated Houthi rocket/drones/missile attacks. Rayethon’s batteries are self hyped in international market as leading US tech, and the best, but most of the clients (NATO compliant subordinates) never actually use these in combat, so they just believe all the Rayethon hype. The situation in KSA is different. It’s an actual combat testing ground, & the results at casual glance aren’t so impressive. Anyone looking more seriously at the attack/ interception ratio could crunch some numbers on this, bearing in mind Saudi reluctance to fully admit failures, and any formally published, independent report, could well prove a bad look for Rayethon’s export sales and marketing.

Last edited 13 days ago by YepItsTrue
goingbrokes

Lol. Saudis are buying the S400 systems, so nothing to see here!

Scaathor

Withdrawn cuz it is an over-priced under-performing POS system and the murkanz don’t want to be embarrassed by its utter failure in Wahabbi service.

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