Wednesday, September 21, 2016

US arms for Saudi regime

""I think it's important to the United States to maintain as good a relationship with Saudi Arabia as possible, and I hope we'll defeat the resolution of disapproval of the arms sale," McConnell told reporters, calling Saudi Arabia a good ally.   The Pentagon announced on Aug 9 that the State Department had approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks, 20 armoured recovery vehicles and other equipment to Saudi Arabia.  The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said General Dynamics Corp would be the principal contractor for the sale."" (thanks Nabeel)