By arming Saudi Arabia, Europe breaks its own law

By arming Saudi Arabia, Europe breaks its own law


 

The most offensive thing I have read lately are the new “preliminary results” from the weapons company BAE Systems. 

On page four, the firm gloats at how it won orders worth 3.4 billion pounds (5 billion euros) under the Saudi-British Defence Cooperation Programme last year.  A separate contract worth 1.4 billion was awarded to BAE in May 2012 to support the “training requirements” of the Saudi air force by supplying it with warplanes. 

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