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In the wake of a trillion-dollar war that gave Iran more say than the United States in Iraq's future, and the longest war in U.S. history in Afghanistan that seems headed for another trillion dollars and is yet to shrink the Taliban insurgency, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates wisely said those who would want to take on a third military operation - against Libya's Col. Moammar Gadhafi - should have their heads examined.
Persian Gulf Arab oligarchs are preparing their own version of a Marshall Plan for Oman and Bahrain, seeking to quell the unrest that has come to their doorstep and presented them with their most serious challenge in decades.
Protesters set a supermarket ablaze and rallied at two places in this seaside town on Monday in a third consecutive day of unrest that has included deadly clashes in the strategic Gulf nation.
Omani security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters demanding political reforms on Sunday, killing at least one person in the strategic Gulf country, police officials said.
Just a few dozen Saudi women took part in a protest to demand the release of prisoners they claim are unfairly linked to militants.
Osama bin Laden warned Arab regimes that the United States always abandons its friends when the going gets tough. President Obama is proving bin Laden was right.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said he doesn't "want to make a prediction" as to whether embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak can survive that nation's political turmoil, but he noted that Egypt under Mr. Mubarak has been a long-standing U.S. ally in the region.
The U.S. Embassy in Egypt on Sunday recommended that Americans leave the country as soon as possible, while other nations urged their nationals to avoid traveling to Cairo as days of protests descended into chaos, with looters roaming the streets and travelers stranded in the airport.
Arab leaders are pledging $2 billion to revamp the faltering economies across the region amid fears of protests over high unemployment, rising prices and rampant corruption, such as those that just brought down Tunisia's government.