Is U.S. silence over Saudi troops entering Bahrain, and inaction as Gadaffi reasserts control in...

|By:, SA News Editor

Is U.S. silence over Saudi troops entering Bahrain, and inaction as Gadaffi reasserts control in Libya a lack of competence or a cynical policy designed to "create a firebreak" between events in North Africa and the oil-rich Gulf? It could backfire as the Saudi intervention promises to further radicalize the Bahraini opposition.