Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

President Donald Trump's Saudi Arms Deal and Yemen's War

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message molly cruz     Permalink    (# of views)   3 comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

Must Read 1   News 1   Supported 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 5/22/17

Author 7804
Become a Fan
  (14 fans)

The deal further entangles the United States in a political and humanitarian crisis that threatens to spiral out of control.

The weapons deal has also raised legal questions. In a legal opinion sent to the U.S. Senate on May 19, the American Bar Association’s Human Rights Center argued that continued arms sales are illegal under American laws that ban sales to states that violate international law. The letter, authored by Vanderbilt Professor and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Michael Newton, cited “consistent and credible reports of clear violations of internationally recognized human rights” by Saudi Arabia’s armed forces.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At time.com

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 1   News 1   Supported 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Born in Long Island public school year in Sweden as exchange student, went to Harvard one year, Cooper Union in NYC as Art student. Have two children, one of whom is rock mogul, the other has three daughters, one of whom has two daughters, making me (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles