Trump enables arms sales to Saudi dictatorship while saber-rattling against Iran | The Canary


The last few months have seen US aggression toward Iran creep dangerously close to war. Washington’s propaganda line is generally that Iran is the major aggressor in the Middle East. But amid this saber-rattling, Donald Trump has just given the latest in a long line of free passes to what is perhaps the region’s biggest villain.

Free pass to Saudi Arabia, yet again

On 24 July, Trump announced a veto over resolutions passed in the Senate to block weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. He said:

This resolution would weaken America’s global competitiveness and damage the important relationships we share with our allies and partners

 

Source: Trump enables arms sales to Saudi dictatorship while saber-rattling against Iran | The Canary

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