The Faceoff over U.S. Arms Sales to the Gulf: What Next?

On May 24, the Trump administration issued a national emergency declaration citing tensions with Iran to bypass congressional opposition to arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan.

The Faceoff over U.S. Arms Sales to the Gulf: What Next?
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks off the House floor, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, April 3. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Speakers

    DB Des Roches

    Non-Resident Fellow, AGSIW; Associate Professor, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University

    Dana Stroul

    Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Moderator

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