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LIGNET: Arab Kingdoms Regroup to Fill US Security Gap in Gulf

LIGNET: Arab Kingdoms Regroup to Fill US Security Gap in Gulf
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz arrives to attend the 130th meeting of Gulf Cooperation Council foreign ministers in Riyadh, March 4, 2014. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 02:57 PM

In a bid to keep Iran from destabilizing the Middle East, a divided Gulf Cooperation Council is moving to mend fences and perhaps even expand to include Egypt, Jordan, and Morocco.

The Sunni monarchies of the Persian Gulf hope an influx of new regional forces will complement their American-made advanced weapons systems as the United States reduces its presence there.

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In a bid to keep Iran from destabilizing the Middle East, a divided Gulf Cooperation Council is moving to mend fences and perhaps even expand to include Egypt, Jordan, and Morocco.
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Tuesday, 29 April 2014 02:57 PM
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