The oldest way to defend land is through a physical barrier, such as a wall. Yet some Americans dispute the efficacy of a wall when defending our southern border against infiltration from either illegal immigrants or terrorists.
One country is not buying into that notion: Saudi Arabia.
Last week, a Saudi general was killed in a skirmish with ISIS at the border with Iraq, along which Saudi Arabia is constructing a 600-mile-long wall:
The prospect of this wall separating Iraq from Saudi Arabia is not a welcome one for ISIS, whose goals include capturing Saudi Arabia – home to the Holy Mosques of Mecca and Medina.
Saudi Arabia’s oil fields are another key strategic goal for the terror group intent on creating a Sharia-run caliphate.
Construction began on the wall last September and, according to Jane’s,