Skip to comments.Bahrain hosts U.S. Fifth Fleet, but its leaders fear Obama is backing Iran
Posted on 12/25/2012 12:18:12 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Relations between Bahrain and the United States have come under increasing strain amid the Shiite revolt in the Gulf Cooperation Council kingdom, a report said.
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy said that Bahraini leaders were expressing dismay over what they determined was Washingtons failure to support Manama in the campaign against Shiites backed by Iran. The institute cited veiled criticism of the administration of President Barack Obama during the Manama Dialogue in early December.
The United States sees political reform as compatible with maintaining the historical security relationship, while the royal family views Shiite leaders with suspicion, believing they are too sympathetic to Iran and determined to change the political status quo, the report said.
Titled U.S. Differences with Bahrain Playing Out in Public, author Simon Henderson said U.S. diplomats were stunned by an address by Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa to the Manama Dialogue. Salman, long regarded by Washington as the leading lobbyist for reform, failed to mention the United States in the kingdoms list of allies. Bahrain has hosted the U.S. Navys Fifth Fleet for the last 40 years. Instead, the crown prince addressed unidentified countries that criticized Bahrains leadership....
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Beyond fishy. And it seems to have been ongoing for a long time too. If the POTUS’ open embrace of the Muslim Brotherhood was not enough, then Bahrain’s objections here ought to make things utterly plain.
Obama proved that he was backing Iran’s terrorist regime during the times of trouble that claimed the lives of Neda Agha-Soltan and others like her.
Nearly the entire US Congress supports Obama’s treason
against the American people.
Not one of them follows the US Constitution OR the law.
Amen! They should be tried for treason!
Who the hell will hold them accountable for their ignorance and arrogance?
I’ve been saying this all along and believe it; that Obama and Ahmadinejad are actually allies in secret but enemies in the public eye for political reasons. I have a bad feeling that Obama is secretly assisting Iran in realizing their nuclear ambitions and that the spirit of the demon god, Allah, rests in both of them which will begin Armageddon when the first nuke is launched towards Israel. It will be a very bad day for both of them when they true God, Yahweh, emerges to stomp Allah and Ahmadinejad into the very ground upon which they stand. I cannot wait to see Obama crap his pants when he realizes he sided with the wrong guy...: )
You got that right.
Our political leadership is leading us in the wrong direction.
Obama said whet the political winds blow against Muslims he will stand with them. Obama is a great instigator of political winds in Muslims and is helping them to blow up a hurricane against we infidels.
Great art, excellent assessment of how the American people and forefathers have been hustled by a muslim marxist African flim flamming 419’er.
He is a total insult to our forefathers as are the voting useful idiots who enabled him/
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