Saudi Arabia, a close United States ally despite its horrible human
rights record, has now gone from slaughtering innocent civilians in
other nations to slaughtering innocent civilians in its own nation—and
the U.S. is responding by continuing to provide the regime with an
arsenal of weapons.
Reports coming out of Awamiyah, a city in Saudi Arabia’s eastern province, have included
accounts of civilian deaths, water and electricity being shut off, and
entire neighborhoods being destroyed—all at the hands of the Saudi
This type of treatment began in 2011, when hundreds of Saudi military
tanks were sent to the region, which is heavy in oil production,
claiming it was solely as a show of force to the government in the
neighboring country of Bahrain.