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Military build up
UK forces
Iraqi bases
Iraqi missile range
Dissident areas
Iraqi oilfields
Baghdad
Weapons sites
Presidential palaces


(uses Flash 5)

Saudi Arabia: Some 6,600 mainly US airforce personnel are based here. Prince Sultan base in the capital Riyadh serves as an air operations centre, and is likely to play a key part in any attack. A number of British Tornado F3 aircraft are also stationed there.

Two US Patriot missile batteries are stationed near Riyadh to protect against a possible Iraqi missile attack.