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Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Saudi Arabia’s Clout in Washington Isn’t What It Used to Be - Bloomberg Politics

Saudi Arabia’s Clout in Washington Isn’t What It Used to Be - Bloomberg Politics:

"Saudi Arabia doesn’t have the same clout it used to. That’s the message the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he has delivered to the Saudi government.
On Wednesday, the Senate blocked a measure by a wide 71-27 margin that would have prohibited a $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, in a vote that was nonetheless embarrassing to the kingdom. Nest week, Congress is expected to try to override a looming presidential veto of a Sept. 11 lawsuit bill the kingdom strongly opposes."



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