Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The US rewards the tyrant of Bahrain

"The diffident murmurs are all the more disappointing given that Bahrain's crisis plays out in the shadow of the US Navy's Fifth Fleet, which has been headquartered in Manama since 1995. In addition to a five-year, $580 million project to improve the naval port, Washington has sold more than $1 billion worth of weapons to Bahrain since 2000."