Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States United Against Islamic Terror

(Jerusalem Post) Zvi Mazel - Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states are all desperate to ward off the combined threats of a nuclear Iran and Islamic State. Tehran is still set to implement the goal Ayatollah Khomeini set in 1979: Destroy the Saudi regime, and impose Shi'ite Islam on the Gulf states. It is to achieve this aim that Iran is determined to obtain the nuclear weapons which will ensure its domination of the Gulf and the entire Middle East. In Yemen, Iran is aiding and abetting the Houthis - an extremist Shi'ite tribe - who have taken over the capital of Sanaa and the strategic port of Hodeidah on the Red Sea, and are directly threatening not only the western coast of Saudi Arabia but also the entrance to the Suez Canal - and therefore Egypt. The writer is a former Israeli ambassador to Romania, Egypt and Sweden.

2015-01-09 00:00:00

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