Bahrain dictatorship gets US arms again

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video is called Head of the Bahrain Nursing Society Tortured.

From Associated Press:

US resumes some arms sales to Bahrain

Posted: May 11, 2012 8:57 PM Updated: May 12, 2012 1:07 AM


WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is resuming some arms shipments to Bahrain after most were suspended last year because of a government crackdown on political dissent.

The State Department said Friday the administration still has human rights concerns about the strategic Persian Gulf island nation and will work with the government to improve the situation.

Yeah right; claiming that a dictatorship will bring human rights and democracy. I cannot believe that the United States government is that naive.

But it said it is releasing the equipment because it is in U.S. national interests and is necessary for the defense of Bahrain, which is host to the U.S. Navy’s 5th fleet.

“Bahrain is…

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