Not surprisingly, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, who also likes to pal around with the Saudis (including the crown prince), is a big advocate of more arm sales, as is Peter Navarro, Trump’s trade adviser.
What could go wrong?
"If we retaliate militarily, nobody thinks it would stop there," Richard Haas said.
Trump continues to want to keep strong ties with Saudi Arabia and does not share the view of Congress that the kingdom needs to be punished for the killing of Khashoggi, aides told the Washington Post.
Nevermind bombing children in a school bus - The top priorities of Mike Pompeo are pleasing the Saudis, making Raytheon richer, and cashing in.
Good on Chris Hayes for taking a moment in his show to point this out.
At this point, it's unclear who the real terrorists are: us or them.
Two Americans, including a Navy SEAL and an 8-year-old girl were left dead. At least thirty Yemenis were killed, and much of a village destroyed.
Democracy Now examines the recent executions in Saudi Arabia and how this will impact both regional tensions and our relationship with the Saudis.
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