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Arab League Agree to Joint Military Force

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CAIRO (Worthy News)-- Alarmed by the potential for civil war in Yemen, Arab leaders agreed Sunday to the creation of a joint military force that would attempt to bring some stability to the region and serve as a counterweight to the influence of Iran, the LA Times reported.

The heads of the Arab League countries said the unit would be made up of volunteers and could be called up if a member state were facing a security or safety threat.

Fahad Nazer, a political analyst in Washington who specializes in Saudi Arabia, said the creation of the force is “a defining moment for the Saudis, and it might be a defining moment for the region in general. -- [wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-joint-arab-military-force-20150329-story.html" type="iframe" hyperlink="Source"]

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