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A murder in Istanbul, a war in Yemen — how the Washington establishment, saturated with Middle East cash, has enabled the mayhem from Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
As long as the U.S. stands firmly by Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom won’t face justice — or restrain itself.
Rashid Al-Malik reported to UAE intelligence on the Trump administration’s Middle East policy as part of a broader influence effort.
The administration wants to use an obscure state-of-emergency provision to sell billions of dollars in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
The score card from a Democratic Party-aligned foreign policy group reflects different priorities for the party’s mainstream and progressive wings.
Rep. Ed Royce spoke on the House floor against ending U.S. support for the Yemen war. His talking points were scripted by lobbyists for Saudi Arabia.