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Why Saudi Arabia Shouldn’t be on the UN Women’s Rights Commission

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:00am 4/24/2017 at 10:00am
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Unfortunately, I am not kidding when I say that the UN elected Saudi Arabia to the Women’s Rights Commission. It reminds me of when the

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Vets Ticked Saudi Arabia Used Them as Pawns to Skip Payments to 9/11 Victims

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 5:45pm 3/7/2017 at 5:45pm

Last month, The Daily Caller revealed that Saudi Arabia has used a public relations firm to recruit military veterans to oppose the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which allows citizens to sue governments in 9/11.

Now the veterans have spoken out and are less than thrilled that the Saudi government...

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Oppression of women in America?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/23/2017 at 7:00pm

I worked in National Security at Breitbart, which made me very grateful to live in America. Every day I covered stories describing actual oppression of females. I bet you anything those females would love to have the cost of their birth control as their only worry.

Those marches made me ashamed of...

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Saudi Arabia creates multinational ‘Islamic Army’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 11:30am 1/10/2017 at 11:30am
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Saudi Arabia is pushing ahead with its plans of creating an international Islamic army. Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance (IMA) comprises of 39 Sunni Muslim states including nuclear-armed Pakistan. According to a report published this week by the British newspaper Guardian, former Pakistan army chief Raheel Sharif has been tapped to become the...

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Saudi Arabia Executed Over 150 People in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/2/2017 at 2:30pm

Okay, everyone in the world. Keep criticizing the United States over human rights abuses. I’ll just show you another brutal and bloody year in Saudi Arabia at the hands of the kingdom for breaking

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Lawyers Ready to Move Forward With Cases Against Saudi Arabia Over 9/11

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 1:30pm 10/2/2016 at 1:30pm

The Senate voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that allows families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, which means lawyers have started to move ahead with cases already pending in court:

James Kreindler, whose New York firm represents hundreds of victims’ families, said attorneys would soon file...

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Congress Votes to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 Families Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/28/2016 at 4:00pm
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Yesterday, I wrote about today’s Senate vote expected to override Obama’s veto and today they voted overwhelmingly to do just that.

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The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to overturn President Obama’s veto of a bill letting families of Sept. 11 victims sue...

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Congress Set to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 Families Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:30am 9/27/2016 at 10:30am
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As Mary noted earlier this month, Obama’s veto of the bill to allow 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia for its involvement is likely to be overridden by Congress.  The votes will occur this week: ...

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Obama Will Veto Bill Allowing 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00pm 9/12/2016 at 7:00pm

The Senate and House both unanimously passed a bill that allows families 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia even though President Obama threatened to veto.

Monday, the White House confirmed President Obama’s veto plans:

“That’s still the plan,”...

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House unanimously passes bill allowing 9/11 lawsuits against Saudi Arabia

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 9, 2016 at 3:00pm 9/9/2016 at 3:00pm

The House of Representatives passed a bill allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.

The Senate drafted legislation in April. Saudi Arabia threatened economic retaliation if...

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Saudi Arabia Blackmails UN Over Children’s Rights Abuse List

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/8/2016 at 1:00pm

The United Nations has shown they care more about money than children’s rights as they removed Saudi Arabia from a list of countries who committed atrocities in Yemen.

The kingdom threatened to pull money from numerous UN programs if they remained on the list. UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon immediately gave into...

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Saudi Arabia Threatens U. S. Economy If Congress Passes 9/11 Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 7:00am 4/17/2016 at 7:00am

Last week, CBS aired a special report on the missing or redacted 28 pages of the 9/11 Commission’s report that might implicate Saudi Arabia in the 9/11 attacks.  In the CBS report, former Senator and former Florida Governor Bob Graham (D-FL) restated his long-held view that these 28 pages should...

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Five Lessons from the Iran-Saudi Blowup

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 7:00am 1/5/2016 at 7:00am

The fallout from the execution of prominent Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday will roil the Middle East region for some time to come. Below, I review the recent developments since our last posts (see here and here) and discuss some of the lessons to be learned from...

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Saudi Arabia Severs Diplomatic Ties with Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 4:30pm 1/3/2016 at 4:30pm

This could get interesting:

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Iranians burn Saudi Embassy after execution of Shia Cleric

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 6:05pm 1/2/2016 at 6:05pm
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This is one of those incidents which both cannot be understood in isolation and has the real possibility of escalating.

Saudi Arabia executed 47 people, including a prominent Shia cleric:

The Middle East braced...

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Unseen: Exploited and enslaved Indian workers in Gulf States

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 1:48pm 9/15/2015 at 1:48pm
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Recently, refusing to take any Syrian refugees, Fahad Alshalami, a senior official of Kuwait explained to the media that “it is not right for us [Kuwait and other Gulf States] to accept a people that are different from us. We don’t want people that suffer from internal stress and trauma in...

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Obama can’t blame Netanyahu anymore for opposition to Iran nuke deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 17, 2015 at 11:31am 7/17/2015 at 11:31am

The Obama administration and its supporters try to paint opposition to the Iran nuke deal as a Bibi Netanyahu problem.

That’s a convenient excuse, because it allows Obama to play the Democrat loyalty card among members still upset about Bibi’s appearance in Congress. It also plays into “Israel Lobby” demonization,...

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