PressTV-Trump’s Arab alliance against Iran ‘doomed to fail’

The administration of US President Donald Trump — being isolated by its European allies on Iran– has stepped up efforts to form an Arab alliance against the Islamic Republic, but the move is “doomed to fail,” says a political analyst.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with foreign ministers from Egypt and Jordan as well as six Persian Gulf Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar in New York on Friday to discuss the formation of the so-called “Arab NATO.”

The State Department said in a statement that the participants in the meeting had all underlined “the need to confront threats from Iran directed at the region and the United States.”

 The US is having these meetings with “high-level coup plotters and reprobates” to find a coalition of proxies to “do the dirty work and cover for the United States’ imperial projects,” said Daniel Patrick Welch, an analyst in Boston,…

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