February 25, 2010

Can Israel, the Arabs and U.S. Contain Iran?

Bloomfield, Jerusalem Post

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The Pentagon's favorite cash cow, the oil-rich Gulf Arabs, are on an arms buying spree, and that's good news and bad news for Israel, according to defense analysts in both countries.

The intended purpose is to bolster the defenses of friendly Arab countries against an aggressive Iran; at the same time the US is beefing up its own missile defense systems in the region.

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TAGGED: Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, United States, Israel, oil, missile defense systems, Pentagon

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