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Thursday, August 25, 2016

US arms sale to Saudi Arabia under fire from lawmakers

"Anger over the Saudi-led campaign and the United States role in the war is growing in Congress. On Wednesday, it prompted a group of lawmakers to circulate a letter that asks President Obama to withdraw his request for Congressional approval for a $1.15 billion sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia, until Congress can have a broader debate about American military support for the Saudis."

- Support for Saudi Arabia Gives U.S. Direct Role in Yemen Conflict
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/yemen-saudi-arabia-hospital-bombing.html 
   
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US arms sale to Saudi Arabia under fire from lawmakers

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