Category: Saudi Arabia

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Medea Benjamin: Congress Should Halt Trump’s $110B Arms Deal

AMY GOODMAN: In his first foreign trip abroad as president, Donald Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia this weekend, where he signed an arms deals totaling $110 billion. This comes in addition to more than $115 billion offered in arms deals to Saudi Arabia by President Obama during his time in office. Speaking in Riyadh on Read more…

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Medea Benjamin: More U.S. Weapons for Yemen War

Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia deepens a “toxic” tie between Washington and the House of Saud

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Medea Benjamin: Why Were Saudi Streets So Quiet?

Trump’s Saudi trip wasn’t protest-free because people love him, but because protest is punishable by death

Mehdi Hasan: Trump, 9/11, and Saudi Arabia

Does Donald Trump have even an ounce of shame?

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Medea Benjamin: Trump Should Not Strengthen U.S.-Saudi Ties

Donald Trump has selected Saudi Arabia as the destination for his first trip abroad, strengthening U.S. ties to a regime that is fueling the very extremism, intolerance and violence that the US government purports to eradicate. Here’s 10 reasons why the United States should not be closely allied with the Saudi kingdom. 1/ The Saudis Read more…

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Patrick Cockburn: Trump & Saudi Arabia

Trump and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman are the most dangerous men in the world – and they’re meeting next week

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Kathy Kelly: In Yemen, Shocked to His Bones

Time is on no-one’s side as regards the crisis in Yemen

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Kathy Kelly: The Shame of Killing Innocent People

Congress could put an end to U.S. complicity in the crimes against humanity being committed by military forces in Yemen

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Medea Benjamin: Women Beware

Saudi Arabia Charged with Shaping Global Standards for Women’s Equality

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Medea Benjamin: In Trump’s World Where Money Talks, Saudi Arabia Gets a Free Pass

Protecting Saudi Arabia is not new; it has been US policy since the discovery of oil in the desert nation in the 1930s

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