UK restarts selling arms to Saudi Arabia

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:11pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/6678392d-c757-42e4-b731-354470d36f7c/2020_0710_02.mp3

This week the UK gave mixed signals to Saudi Arabia: It placed sanctions on Saudis who it says were involved in the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi — and it also dropped a ban on the sale of British weapons that the Saudis use to bomb Yemen. Host Carol Hills speaks with Labor MP Emily Thornberry, who said the restating of arms sales is “morally indefensible.”