KUWAIT CITY, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- On the face of it, the decision by the Arab monarchies of the Persian Gulf to establish a joint military command indicates that the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council are seeking to bolster their collective security against Iran amid signs of a rapprochement between their regional rival and the U.S.-led Western powers.
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