03 octombrie 2022

The Myth of an Emerging “Mideast NATO”

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Related TagsMultilateral DiplomacyGulf and Arabian PeninsulaIsrael/PalestineTo contain what it perceives as an Iranian threat, Israel is seeking greater military cooperation with Gulf Arab states, even speaking of a “Mideast NATO”. But such talk appears premature at best.There is no mistaking Israel’s eagerness. It has been developing below-the-radar bilateral security relationships with Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for some time, hoping to establish an [...]