What is at stake in Bahrain for the US?

February 21, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

WASHINGTON (AFP) – As political unrest shakes its tiny Gulf ally Bahrain, much more is at stake for the United States than just the fate of the US Fifth Fleet’s base, analysts said. Also in play are Washington’s extensive strategic ties with Bahrain’s influential oil-rich neighbor Saudi Arabia and efforts by US arch-foe Iran to spread its influence from across the Gulf, they said.  READ MORE>>>>>>

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