U.S. Relations in Oman

Video Transcript

“I think there's an understanding that the Omanis are pretty capable of taking care of themselves. They're kind of in a, geopolitically, in a very interesting position because they've got Iraq on one flank and Yemen on the other, and both of them can cause stability issues and stuff like that. But I think that they are, I think the Omanis welcome the Western assistance, but they do it on their terms. It's not like they're going to let us come in and take over, it’s not that at all. I think it’s a very long-standing relationship, but I think it's one [that] both sides value, and it's worked out well over the last several decades for the U.S.”

In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel discusses Oman's relationship with the United States.