Bahrain backs Israel on Syrian strikes!

One thing that is becoming clear as Trump reorders our Middle Eastern policy, is that the Arabs, excepting the Palestinians, are gravitating, and openly gravitating, toward support for Israel. With the US now, as opposed to when Obama was president, firmly supporting Israel and acting against Iran in the region, the Arabs are coming around in support.

in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on November 19, 2017. (AFP Photo/Khaled Desouki)

In an extremely rare expression of support for an Israeli military operation, the foreign minister of Bahrain on Thursday said Israel’s overnight attack on Iranian targets in Syria was legitimate in light of Tehran’s increasing aggression.

“As long as Iran continues the current status quo of its forces and rockets operating in the region, any country — including Israel — has the right to defend itself by eliminating the source of danger,” Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa posted on his Twitter account, writing in Arabic.

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