Washington pushes ‘major rearmament deal’ with GCC to boost domestic and regional confidence

Issue 886 - 02 Oct 2010 | 5 minute read

Commitments by the United States to strengthen its Gulf allies have been confirmed with the public agreement of a multi-billion dollar defence deal intended to shift the balance of power from tipping into Iran’s favour, while allowing the US to safely reduce its boots-on-the-ground military presence in the region and create jobs at home

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