Tuesday, September 8, 2009

US seeks Arab alliance against Iran

Press TV

"Washington has asked Arabs countries to form a military alliance with the United States in an attempt to impede the Iranian nuclear drive.

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes that a military cooperation between Arab states would force Iran into relinquishing its uranium enrichment program.

"Our Arab friends and allies can strengthen their security capabilities, the more they can strengthen their co-operation, both with each other and with us, I think sends the signal to the Iranians that this path they're on is not going to advance Iranian security but in fact could weaken it," Gates said in an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic channel on Monday........."

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