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To: nuconvert
http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20030701faessay15401/kenneth-m-pollack/securing-the-gulf.html

Securing the Gulf
Kenneth M. Pollack
Summary: The sweeping military victory in Iraq has cleared the way for the United States to establish yet another framework for Persian Gulf security. Ironically, with Saddam Hussein gone, the problems are actually going to get more challenging in some ways. The three main issues will be Iraqi power, Iran's nuclear weapons program, and domestic unrest in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. None will be easy to handle, let alone all three together.


I thought you might want to read this.
26 posted on 08/02/2003 2:14:03 PM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife ("Life isn't fair. It's fairer than death, is all.")
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To: Pan_Yans Wife
Thank you. I did. Not sure about the "security condo" as it pertains to Iran. But certainly thought provoking.
30 posted on 08/02/2003 2:46:21 PM PDT by nuconvert
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