The combination of unprofessionalism in the Saudi armed forces and the lack of a clear understanding of strategic and tactical defence needs have led to a major security breach in the kingdom.
Riyadh spends billions of dollars every year on procuring high-tech weaponry but was not able to protect one of its most obvious high-profile targets.
One of the kingdom’s most significant oil facilities has been targeted. Here's what the experts say about it.
The attack by Tehran-backed Huthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is bogged down in a five-year war, hit two sites owned by state-run giant Aramco and effectively shut down six percent of the global oil supply.
Following the capture, Saudi Crown Prince said the kingdom does not want war in the region but hesitate to deal with any threat to its people or sovereignty
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