The Persian Gulf Power Vacuum
America’s Middle East allies are getting nervous.
Oct 21, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07 • By LEE SMITH
Sure, it would be a bonus to have quiet support from the GCC in the event of a strike. But what happens after that? These two American allies have been forced together by a reality that hasn’t quite sunk in yet. A superpower they’ve counted on for decades has gone missing, perhaps never to return.
Lee Smith is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard.
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