Sunday, January 31, 2010
Obama's Middle East schemes are as crazy as those of Bush
"The Obama administration is quietly working with Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf allies to speed up arms sales and rapidly upgrade defenses for oil terminals and other key infrastructure in a bid to thwart future military attacks by Iran, according to former and current U.S. and Middle Eastern government officials. The initiatives, including a U.S.-backed plan to triple the size of a 10,000-man protection force in Saudi Arabia, are part of a broader push that includes unprecedented coordination of air defenses and expanded joint exercises between the U.S. and Arab militaries, the officials said. All appear to be aimed at increasing pressure on Tehran." Yes, I am sure that Iran is terrified of the Saudi army which has been doing wonders against the band of Hawthi rebels.
Posted by As'ad AbuKhalil at 8:30 AM