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23 Jul, 2009 08:47

America’s “nuclear umbrella” for Middle East

The “nuclear umbrella” proposed by the US to certain Gulf countries will serve as an excuse for continuing its military presence in the Middle East, predicts investigative journalist and RT contributor Wayne Madsen.

“This proposal to establish additional US military bases, including radar bases throughout the Middle East, looks like a real ratcheting up of the US military presence in the otherwise very sensitive region of the world.”