Nation Topics - US Weapons Sales Abroad
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Iraqis have a saying: “The rug is never sold”—meaning that there’s always more money to be made from any transaction. American defense contractors would agree.
The US and Israel passed on chance after chance to avoid the deadly war in Gaza—and prevent the deaths of thousands.
The presidential run-off this weekend and talks with the FARC are obscuring horrific violence in places like Buenaventura—and US multinationals are deeply implicated.
Progress can’t be made toward a just settlement between Israel and Palestine until Washington quits arming one side to the teeth.
But will weak protections against human rights abuses undermine the treaty’s intent?
Military operations and arms sales are what America knows best.
Weapons manufacturing in America is still going strong, even if the wisdom or morality of arms deals is rarely discussed.
Tens of thousands marched to Mexico City on May 8 to protest the rising death toll and demand a new “citizens’ pact.”
He might have the toughest detail this war has to offer.
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