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China Holds Military Drills With US Ally Saudi Arabia

For the first time ever China and U.S. ally Saudi Arabia have held joint military drills. In an effort to expand security ties and combat international terrorism, China and Saudi Arabia have held their first joint military drills, Chinese state media reported Thursday. Anti Media reports: “Special forces from China and Saudi Arabia have held their first joint anti-terrorism drills, state media reported on Thursday,” Reuters writes, in what amounts to “China’s latest effort to expand security ties with countries in the Middle East and its Muslim neighbors.” While this may be the first time special forces from the two countries have worked together to fight terrorism, it isn’t the first time such elite troops have coordinated. In fact, it isn’t even the first time this month. From an October 14 report by Arab News: “Saudi and Chinese armed forces began the ‘Exploration 2016’ joint military exercise on Wednesday. “Special Forces of the Royal Saudi Land Forces and their counterparts in the Red Army were involved in the war games in the Chinese city of Chengdu.” In a speech given during the drill’s launching ceremony, Lieutenant Colonel Walid Ettalhi “stressed that the two countries’ relationship is based on ties of […]

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