"Gates exhorted leaders from the Gulf to band together to force Iran to stop its uranium enrichment program and to help the fragile Iraqi government." What happened when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait? Those brave members of the Kuwaiti and Saudi Arabian Royal families got in their plush private jets and skedaddled as fast as they could to their vast estates in Switzerland. The Gulf State leaders are effete, weak, pampered, gutless, unelected, corrupt nobodies, not fit to stand up to anyone.
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from the article: Gates: Israel doesn't pose nuclear threat like Iran