Is America Shifting on Arming Saudi Arabia?

My latest for Pacific Standard: Is the American government’s conscience catching up to its arms-supply deals? And will that continue under President Trump?

What’s worrisome about Trump’s transactional, quid pro quo approach to foreign policy is that his administration could feasibly view arming the Saudis as an easy moneymaker and gesture of goodwill to boost the U.S.-Saudi relationship and secure future deals, all while remaining detached from their humanitarian impact in countries like Yemen.

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