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Middle East Arms Race

Report: New Saudi Missile Site Aimed At Israel, Iran

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A prominent defense analysis group says it has identified a previously undisclosed missile site in Saudi Arabia's deser...

Bigger Than Blackwater: Arming the U.A.E.

Hannah Gurman | Posted 08.20.2011 | World
Hannah Gurman

In this broader context of the U.S. willingness to provide arms for Gulf allies, direct contracts between the defense industry and the U.A.E. appear to be a win-win situation for everyone -- except the critics of the U.A.E. regime.

Do We Really Want a Mini Cold War?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deepak Chopra

Either Iran will be treated like a mini-Soviet Union, a nation of bogeymen with deeply evil intentions, or we will find another way.

Why Did Obama Diss Helen Thomas?

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Why did Obama refuse to answer Helen Thomas' question alluding to Israeli nuclear weapons? Simple. Because if he did, the media would have reported it as a gaffe.