Saturday, June 13, 2015

Arab regimes and Iran, from 1987

Comrade Laleh found this: ""the Arab countries have shown what amounts to political backing for firm American military action against Iran - action described by one Arab prime minister as "finally puncturing the myth of Iranian invulnerability." The Arab support seems to lay the groundwork for a long-term presence by the United States, Western military officials said. Senior Arab officials in Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia are telling Americans that the degree of support they wilI extend to the United States will grow so long as the American effort to contain Iran endures." (NY Times, October 1987)"