A more coherent explanation is that a military withdrawal may be intentionally designed to push U.S. regional allies into a role long advocated by Trump: forcing through necessity the launch of the Arab Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA), also known as the ‘Arab NATO.’

This organization would presumably be led by Egypt and Saudi Arabia to combat Iran and its expansionist strategy in the region.



Addtl article written by Dima Abumaria. Reproduced with permission of The Media Line