Saudi Arms Deals Under Fire: 27 Senators Defy the Arms Industry – PEACE ACTION’S GROUNDSWELL

Today, 27 Senators defied one of the most powerful and wealthy lobbies in Washington, the arms industry, by supporting S.J.Res.39, a resolution to block the administration’s proposed sale of $1.15 billion worth of tanks and other advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia. Since 2009, the Obama administration has approved $115 billion worth of arms deals to Saudi Arabia in 42 separate sales, not including this latest proposed sale.

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