Arming the dicators
THE VICIOUS slaughter of more than 140 mourners and the maiming and mutilation of hundreds more in Yemen’s capital Sanaa by the Saudi-led military coalition demands an immediate response. And it has been clear for a very long time what sort of response would be best from Britain.
The British government has approved the sale of billions of pounds of weaponry, munitions and war machines to Saudi Arabia — the very weapons deployed against the people of Yemen.
Britain maintains a delegation of military personnel to the Saudis and offers training and support. The relationship stretches back not... read more
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