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UK Arms Dealers Cash In on Arab Spring

The Times of London (paywall) reports that UK arms sales to the Mideast — primarily to Saudi Arabia,¬†Bahrain and Libya (!?) — jumped 30 percent during the Arab Spring. We’re talking about ¬£30.5 million worth of weapons sold between February and June: Weapons exported include those capable of being used for internal repression, such as

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