Saudi Arabia to Build 600 Mile Border Fence to Keep ISIS Out

This is how Saudi Arabia handles its illegal immigrant problem…
The Kingdom sent 50,000 illegal immigrants back to Ethiopia in 2013.
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Illegal migrants wait to be transferred by police buses to a deportation centre in Riyadh, on November 13, 2013 (AFP/File, Fayez Nureldine)

Now this…
Saudi Arabia is building a 600 mile fence and and ditch system to keep ISIS rebels in Iraq from crossing into the Kingdom.
Pajamas Media reported:

In a move reminiscent of “ancient history,” Saudi Arabia is building a 600-mile-long “Great Wall” – a combined fence and ditch – to separate itself from the Islamic State to the north in Iraq:

Plans for the 600-mile wall and ditch Saudi Arabia will build with Iraq in an effort to insulate itself from the chaos engulfing its neighbors.

Much of the area on the Iraqi side is now controlled by Isil [the Islamic State], which regards the ultimate capture of Saudi Arabia, home to the “Two Holy Mosques” of Mecca and Medina, as a key goal…

The irony here is that those Muslims that Saudi Arabia is trying to keep out are the very same Muslims most nurtured and influenced by a Saudi — or “Wahabbi,” or “Salafi” — worldview.

Put differently, Saudi Arabia is again appreciating how jihad is a volatile instrument of war that can easily backfire on those who support it.

Meanwhile, 60,000 unaccompanied children were able to walk across the US southern border last year.

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