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ID:

626

Date:

2013-01-15

Headline:

Revealed: America’s Arms Sales To Bahrain Amid Bloody Crackdown

Reporter's name:

Justin Elliott

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

ProPublica

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Department of Defense sold ammunition, combat vehicle parts, communications equipment, Blackhawk helicopters, and an unidentified missile system to Bahrain between February 2011 and February 2012, despite the Middle Eastern monarchy’s deadly efforts to quell pro-democracy protests, according to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

Keywords:

Bahrain, Department of Defense, DOD, Department of State, arms, military, democracy, protests, protestors

URL:

http://www.propublica.org/article/americas-arms-sales-bahrain-crackdown


Agencies:

DOD
STATE

States:

DC

Categories:

foreign affairs
military


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