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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

US accelerating missile defenses in Gulf

WASHINGTON-The US administration is speeding up deployment of defenses against potential Iranian missile attacks in the Gulf to heed off any possible retaliation, The New York Times reported Saturday.
The move involves placing specialized ships off the Iranian coast and anti-missile systems in at least four Arab countries-Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait-the Times said, citing administration and military officials.Oman has also been approached, although no Patriot missiles have been deployed there yet, US officials told the newspaper, adding that the willingness of other Arab states to accept the US defenses reflects growing unease in the region over Iran's ambitions and capabilities....

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