ARABS BUYING PATRIOTS As America gears up to invade Iraq, Arab countries are buying up anti-missile systems to defend against Saddam's Scuds. Jordan is negotiating for American Patriot missile defenses, AFP reports. And Bahrain just got their shipment of Patriots.In the first Gulf War, Iraq fired Scuds over Jordan and at Bahrain. Back then, the Patriots weren't much use against Iraq's arms. The new Patriot Advanced Capability 3 missiles are substantially better -- supposedly.
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