Take note the states that the US asked are the usual servants of the US.
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait (they fought a war for that kingdom), UAE and Quatar.
Where oppressive regimes reign supreme over oppressed populations.
And yet, the bearer of "democracy" keeps these government empowered?
US seeks 300 billion dollars from Gulf states
US plans to use Arab Gulf aid to help ailing automobile industry, banks, other suffering companies.
the one "western source" I could find was here
Though it was lacking in detail, unlike the Middle Eastern News Sources.
They were quite clear on what the money was for
Financial aid to help prevent US economy from sliding into recession
Al-Seyassah said Washington sought the amount as "financial aid" to face the fallout of the financial crisis and help prevent its economy from sliding into a painful recession.
The daily said the United States plans to use the funds to help the ailing automobile industry, banks and other companies suffering from the global financial turmoil.
Note to these countries, the US has officially been in recession for over a year now.
Stop feeding the parasite