Britain’s Shameful Embrace of the Saudi War Criminal

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The American Conservative—The warm welcome he is receiving from Theresa May is shameful, but it helps to call attention to the outrageous support that the U.S. and U.K. have been giving to the Saudis and their allies over the last three years.

The Guardian view on Saudi Arabia and Yemen: Britain’s shame, Britain’s duty. The visit by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has highlighted UK responsiblities in the devastating war Two announcements marked the end of the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the UK on Friday. First came a £100m aid deal, promptly branded a “national disgrace”. While DfID says it will pool expertise to boost infrastructure in poor countries, critics say that it is meant to whitewash the reputation of Saudi Arabia, which needs such PR thanks to its leading role in the war in...