An Emarati and a U.S. military representative talk next to an MQ-1 Predator spy plane at the 2007 Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates. The United States has in the works possible arms deals totaling more than $11.3 billion to Gulf states including Qatar and Kuwait as part of its strategy to contain Iran and protect shipping. (Associated Press)

An Emarati and a U.S. military representative talk next to an MQ-1 Predator spy plane at the 2007 Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates. The United States has in the works possible arms deals totaling more than $11.3 billion to Gulf states including Qatar and Kuwait as part of its strategy to contain Iran and protect shipping. (Associated Press)