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Spotlight on Saudi: interview with Medea Benjamin

Spotlight on Saudi: interview with Medea Benjamin
by Ian Sinclair
Peace News
December 2016-January 2017

Having become one of the most prominent US anti-war activists protesting against the US-led ‘war on terror’, Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the group CODEPINK, has now turned her attention to her nation’s close relationship with Saudi Arabia. 1,065 more words

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Chris Hedges: Saudi Arabia--The Number One Purchaser of US Weapons

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Oct 29, 2016

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges explores why Saudi Arabia remains one of the U.S.’ closest allies in the Middle East with Medea Benjamin, author of Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection.

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Politics

Book review. Kingdom of the Unjust: the US-Saudi connection by Medea Benjamin

Book review. Kingdom of the Unjust: the US-Saudi connection by Medea Benjamin
by Ian Sinclair
Red Pepper
September 2016

Having campaigned against the ‘war on terror’ and penned a book on drone warfare in 2012, American CODEPINK activist Medea Benjamin has turned her attention to the United States’s relationship with Saudi Arabia, one of its closest allies. 377 more words

UK Foreign Policy

Time to rethink U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, activist says

SOMERSET – On the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a prominent peace activist speaking at a Muslims For Peace Interfaith event called on the United States to end military interventions and reevaluate its relationship with Saudi Arabia, a country whose repressive policies and support for terrorism is antithetical to American values and interests. 1,051 more words

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