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US Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Will Continue, Despite Allegations of War Crimes

"The United States is at war in Yemen today," said Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) during a Senate debate this morning over a bipartisan resolution seeking to block a $1.15 billion arms deal that would supply Saudi Arabia with Abrams tanks and an assortment other weaponry. While the resolution was voted down, 71 to 21, it marked the first time that members of Congress have publicly debated the wisdom of the United States' role in a conflict that's left thousands of civilians dead and millions on the verge of starvation.
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