Like Israel, U.S. Arab Allies Fear Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal

(Wall Street Journal) Yaroslav Trofimov - America's other key allies across the Middle East - such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE - are just as distraught as Israel over the U.S. administration's pursuit of a nuclear bargain with Iran. These allies fret that America is about to ditch its long-standing friends to win love from their common foe, at the very moment that this foe is on the offensive across the region. Trying to assuage such concerns, Secretary of State John Kerry flew Wednesday to Saudi Arabia to discuss with King Salman and foreign ministers of other Gulf nations their worries that the nuclear deal may enable Iran to dominate the region.

2015-03-05 00:00:00

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