December 17, 2012

U.S. Arms to Allies Hint at Iran Strategy

Rowan Scarborough, Washington Times

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The largest infusion of U.S. arms ever for Persian Gulf allies has shifted more toward offensive weapons at the same time that President Obama’s military strategy says it will rely more on allied firepower in any future war. The only war on the horizon for Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and four other Gulf coalition partners would be with nearby Iran.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Persian Gulf, Iran


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