A new Defense Dept. strategy on Middle East security is advising Middle Eastern countries not to overextend themselves to acquire weapons systems but otherwise breaks no new ground. The new strategy, released by DOD yesterday, states the nations in the Persian Gulf "must avoid over committing themselves financially or buying forces they cannot maintain and operate." Briefing reporters at the Pentagon, Joseph Nye, DOD's assistant secretary for international security affairs, ...


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