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Arms and Bahrain

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 01.25.2012 | World
Christopher Brauchli

The question is why the United States was even thinking of selling arms to Bahrain. The answer can be found in the fact that the United States is the number one arms supplier in the world and to maintain its status it cannot be judgmental about the conduct of its customers.

Hunger Strike Declared by Bahrain Human Rights Activist

Leah McElrath | Posted 06.12.2011 | World
Leah McElrath

Zainab al-Khawaja is grateful she and her family had some warning about her father's coming arrest by government security forces in Bahrain. She's gra...

Bahrain Detains Top Opposition Figures

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SITRA, Bahrain — The nighttime cries of dissent went out from the rooftops shortly after the text messages came through. For nearly 15 minutes, ...

How the Tiny Kingdom of Bahrain Strong-Armed the President of the United States

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick Turse

Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.

Bahrain Declares State Of Emergency After Saudi Soldier Shot Dead

AP | BARBARA SURK and REEM KHALIFA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain's king declared a three-month state of emergency Tuesday to quell a Shiite uprising, as clashes spread through the cap...

Saudi Sends Troops, Bahrain Shi'ites Call It 'War'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Saudi Arabia sent troops into Bahrain on Monday to help put down weeks of protests by the Shi'ite Muslim majority, a move opponents of th...