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Critics try, but fail to kill $1 billion weapons deal for Saudi Arabia

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(Worthy News) - Barring last minute opposition from Congress, Saudi Arabia is poised to receive a hefty $1.3 billion weapons package that includes 13,000 "smart bombs" from the United States by the end of the year. But don't necessarily expect it to be used to fight ISIS.

Critics say the payload of sophisticated weapons will instead bolster the Saudis' continuing air war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. That campaign is drawing fire from human rights groups, who say the kingdom has been targeting civilians with American-made weapons, and may be responsible for war crimes.

“President Obama is poised to sell thousands of bombs and warheads to a government that unlawfully targets civilians,” Amnesty International, which has been lobbying hard for Congress to kill the deal, said in a statement Thursday. [ Source ]

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5 thoughts on “Critics try, but fail to kill $1 billion weapons deal for Saudi Arabia

  1. There are just too many people on the Earth, and Middle Easterners are the first to fully embrace removal of most people, even their own. Then, they began to ensure that every other country that attended the secret end-of-2007 summit fulfulled their part. President Bush returned from this summit, a week before he left office, and wept into the tv news cameras.

  2. Bush should weep...he did more to destabilize the middle east and the entire planet, in his push to satisfy his globalist masters...early in his tenure he participated in/allowed to happen 9/11 controlled demolition of the WTC complex, then invaded Afghanistan and Iraq based on his lies. If he was seeking revenge for 9/11 why did he not go after Saudi Arabia? Oh yeah his family's business interests in Saudi Arabia made them exempt from his hit list. Should Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and their merry gang of henchmen be tried for mass murder, war crimes, treason to mention but 3? You bet they should!

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