Bahrain Bristles as U.S. Threatens to Move Fleet

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SHAFAQNA – According to Al-monitor reported that ”  Congress is putting Bahrain on notice that it needs to get serious about political reforms if it doesn’t want to see 5,000 US sailors and Marines take their business elsewhere.The House last week passed an annual defense bill that requires the Department of Defense to plan for a potential relocation of the US 5th Fleet if political tensions persist. Lawmakers made clear the provision was aimed squarely at putting pressure on the Sunni monarchy to respond to what they consider to be legitimate grievances of the majority Shiite population.”

Source : http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/05/19/bahrain-bristles-at-threat-to-move-5th-fleet

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