Laying the ground for war

U.S. Tells Saudi Arabia Oil Attacks Were Launched From Iran

Officials say intelligence points to Iran as staging ground for strikes, as allies weigh retaliation

By Dion Nissenbaum in Beirut,
Summer Said in Dubai and
Jared Malsin in Tunis, Tunisia

American intelligence indicates Iran was the staging ground for a debilitating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, people familiar with the discussions said Monday, as Washington and the kingdom weighed how to respond.