Kingdom under siege

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Anthony Tucker-Jones examines how Saudi Arabia is taking ever more drastic security measures on its borders to keep out its troublesome neighbours


It is sometimes argued that good fences make good neighbours, and certainly enhanced border protection is becoming increasingly popular worldwide. Indeed, it seems it is bonanza time for the perimeter security industry. While some countries are trying to make their borders more open, others are busy fencing themselves in – none more so than the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is busy spending billions of dollars enhancing security along its vast barren land frontiers and . . .

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