Apr 01, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Kuwait expects that its new status as major non-NATOU.S. ally will grant the sheikdom priority in weapons procurement andintelligence exchange.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- U.S. plans to launch a high-level military dialoguewith Saudi Arabia has been beset by uncertainty over the requirements of thekingdom.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's intelligence community detected Libya's nuclearweapons program as early as 2001, but a public disclosure by Prime MinisterAriel Sharon slammed the door to vital data from Britain and theUnited States.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Hizbullah has significantly increased its missile androcket arsenal over the past two years.