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Middle East: Harper’s “anticipation of future missions”

By TONY SEED*

THE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been paralysed by its latest succession crisis, even as it has considerably stretched its own immediate military resources, urgently needed (especially right now) for repressing its own people, by sending a force under partly U.S. command to quell a year-long uprising in the Persian Gulf emirate of Bahrain. Meanwhile, a newly-released Congressional report advocates the United States boost the forces it already has encamped in Kuwait. 15,000 U.S. troops are already stationed in the tiny Gulf kingdom. Continue reading

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