Trump’s Sales of Weapons Does Nothing to Make American’s Safer in Middle East


Salama: “This is the result of only one thing: negligence, negligence, negligence from the government for not punishing these people, negligence from the government for not punishing those in prison. We are not asking for them to be killed. We are asking for them to be tried fairly. These are killers and murderers. What did the victims do? What did we do for our children to become orphans?”

Report: U.S.-Led Airstrikes in Syria Kill 100+ Civilians, Including 47 Children

MAY 30, 2017

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In Syria, a monitoring group says U.S.-led airstrikes killed more than 100 civilians—including 47 children—on Thursday and Friday in the ISIS-held town of Al Mayadeen in eastern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the two rounds of strikes targeted the families of ISIS fighters and that the vast majority of the victims were civilian women and their children. The U.S.-led coalition has acknowledged launching the airstrikes on the town.

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Iraq: 27 Die in ISIS Attack on Ice Cream Parlor; Families Continue Fleeing Mosul

MAY 30, 2017

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In Iraq, as many as 27 people have died after ISIS militants detonated a car bomb outside an ice cream parlor as families were gathering to break their Ramadan fast early Tuesday. Meanwhile, thousands of families continue to flee Mosul amid the U.S. and Iraqi militaries’ campaign to retake the city from ISIS. Over the weekend, U.S.-led airstrikes on Old Mosul reportedly killed at least 15 civilians, including women and children. As many as 700,000 civilians have already fled Mosul amid months of fighting.

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Egypt Launches Airstrikes in Libya After Attack on Coptic Christians

MAY 30, 2017

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Egypt has launched airstrikes targeting militant camps in eastern Libya, following a shooting rampage that killed 24 Coptic Christians on a bus heading to a monastery south of Cairo. The airstrikes came as family members held funerals for the victims of Friday’s attack.

Salama: “This is the result of only one thing: negligence, negligence, negligence from the government for not punishing these people, negligence from the government for not punishing those in prison. We are not asking for them to be killed. We are asking for them to be tried fairly. These are killers and murderers. What did the victims do? What did we do for our children to become orphans?”

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What America’s new arms deal with Saudi Arabia says about the … – Vox

May 20, 2017 – President Trump has just announced the sale of a whopping $110 billion to Saudi Arabia which includes “tanks and helicopters for border …

US-Saudi Arabia seal weapons deal worth nearly $110 billion as …

May 20, 2017 – As President Donald Trump begins an official visit to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. … SaudiArabia is the primary destination for U.S. arms sales, …

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US politicians challenge Trump’s multi-billion dollar Saudi arms deal

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Trump’s Surprising Speech In Saudi Arabia & Signing Of The Largest U.S. Arms Deal To Date

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Trump wants to sell lots of weapons to Riyadh. Why are Israel (and its friends) staying mum?

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Donald Trump’s State Department approves Saudi Arabia weapons …

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Mar 9, 2017 – The State Department has approved resuming arms sales to Saudi Arabia previously blocked by Barack Obama. A multi-million dollar technology for Riyadh was blocked by the former President during the final months of his administration over human rights concerns. Saudi Arabia is …

$110 Billion Weapons Sale to Saudis Has Jared Kushner’s Personal …

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May 20, 2017 – … and circumstance of Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, the main purpose behind the president’s visit is precisely that: selling weapons, some $350 …

Trump’s $100 Billion Weapons Sale To Saudi … – The Daily Caller

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May 19, 2017 – President Donald Trump will announce a massive weapons sale with Saudi Arabia during his visit as he advocates for greater unity in the …

What’s the goal of America’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia? – ABC …

May 20, 2017 – Donald Trump is selling about $147 billion worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia, including tanks, combat ships and missile defence …

Defense Stocks Hit All-Time Highs After Trump Sells $110 Billion in …

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May 22, 2017 – On Saturday, President Trump signed an enormous $110 billion weapons deal with SaudiArabia. And as you might expect, America’s private …

Senate gears up for fight on Trump’s $110B Saudi Arabia arms sale …

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5 days ago – Three senators introduced legislation on Thursday to block part of the sale.

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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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