Posts Tagged: Saudi Arabia

Arming the Middle East

To contain Iran, the administration is on the verge of upping the arms ante in the Middle East, and the Dems are giving it a pass.
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama's limitations nor cynical about his potential.

Gasoline for the Fire

Like a gambling addict who has to keep betting more to cover his previous losses, the Bush administration's recently announced plan to provide some $65 billion worth of advanced weapons to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel over the next 10 years represents a reckless, poorly considered attempt to mitigate the consequences of its ill considered invasion of Iraq.
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