Gareth Porter: Withdraw From The Middle East Now!

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Gareth Porter

Don’t delay military withdrawal from the Middle East 

. . . there is no realistic scenario in which a regional or extra-regional state could successfully use military force to dominate the region over the coming decade . . .

. . . any U.S. hesitation about withdrawing from its bases in the Gulf states would prolong a serious problem in policy toward the region: U.S. interests in maintaining its access to bases has given host countries political leverage to leave them free to pursue policies that were clearly contrary to fundamental U.S. interests in regard to both suppression of popular demands for democratic rights and support for terrorism.

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