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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...

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.

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 the...