Israel, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE reportedly discuss military alliance against Iran

The enemy of my enemy is my friend, says an Italian proverb. And it is true that there is nothing more effective than a pressing and major threat to bring nations that everything has opposed up to now, to discover links and form alliances. One naturally thinks of the United States and the Soviet Union during the Second World War, but such examples are strewn throughout the history of humanity, beyond continents, eras and cultures. However, imagine only a few months ago that Jerusalem, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Manama could negotiate, albeit unofficially, a military alliance outside of American supervision,...

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Su-35, S-400… Saudi Arabia puts pressure on Washington

On January 28, just days after his swearing in, US President Joe Biden announced that he was suspending US support for the military intervention in Yemen led by the coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. . Concomitantly, several arms contracts, notably concerning guided bombs for Riad and the acquisition of F35 and MQ9B Gardian by Abu Dhabi, were also suspended. Even if the presidential decision was surrounded by a diplomatic context, explaining that it was for the new administration to examine these contracts, some of which were signed barely an hour before the end of his Presidential mandate by…

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Israel reportedly anticipates US strike on Iran before Donald Trump's term ends

Is this a way to try to contain a possible response from Tehran following the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, this scientist designated as the father of the Iranian nuclear program, killed on November 28 in the suburbs of Tehran by an armed commando while he was traveling on the highway, an assassination attributed to the Israeli secret services by Tehran? Be that as it may, according to the Israeli news site Axios, citing statements by Jewish state officials, the Israeli armed forces are anticipating, in the coming weeks and before the end of President Trump's presidential term, US strikes against Iranian nuclear facilities. According to the site, although…

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United Arab Emirates want to order 50 F35A from Lockheed-Martin

The order of F35A from the United Arab Emirates following the signing of a treaty normalizing relations between Abu Dhabi and Jerusalem is becoming more and more precise. According to certain indirect sources, the Emirati authorities intend to order 50 F35As for an amount of more than $10 billion, and want the order to be validated by Washington before the end of 2020. President Trump continues, to this title, to fight against the Congress and all the institutions involved in the process to obtain the necessary approvals, and to be able to announce the conclusion of this order, which will also mark...

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These tacit clauses that accompany the agreement between Israel and Abu Dabi

The diplomatic agreement signed on August 13 between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, which the readers of Meta-Defense could however anticipate, has undoubtedly reshuffled the cards on the Middle Eastern theater, creating a militarily powerful axis to counter possible regional aspirations of Tehran, or the dangerous maneuvers of Qatar and its Turkish ally. Axis which Bahrain joined a few days ago, in turn signing an agreement with Jerusalem. However, beyond the agreement itself, with its share of diplomatic actions and commercial relations, there are also, obviously, unwritten, yet very valid clauses linking the two...

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Sale of F35 and EA-18G Growler to UAE infuriates Israeli politicians

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had managed to survive politically indictments for corruption and a widely contested handling of the Covid crisis, but it seems that the agreement given to the United States to sell F35A fighters, planes of electronic warfare EA-18G Growler and Reapers drones in the United Arab Emirates in return for a normalization of relations between the two countries under the aegis of Donald Trump, was the straw that public opinion, and above all the Israeli political class, will not forgive him. Although he denies it, everything indicates that the signing of "the peace agreement...

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Israel Defense Forces to Oppose Sale of F35 to UAE

According to the Israeli site Haaretz, citing official sources, the particularly active Israeli lobbying in the United States to prevent the United Arab Emirates or any other Arab state from acquiring the F35 will be maintained, even if some sources fear that Prime Minister Netanyahu has consented to the transaction in a secret agreement. Dubai has, in fact, expressed its interest in acquiring high-tech devices, such as the F35 is supposed to be, on several occasions, having systematically come up against American refusal conditioned by the extremely powerful political lobbying of American Jewish circles. and their allies. For the Hebrew State, it is indeed,…

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