Arming Saudi Arabia to counter Iran’s growing influence in the Middle East is a foreign policy objective of the United States, an American political activist in Maryland says.
“Very few countries in this world have as horrid a human rights record as Saudi Arabia, but that has not stopped the US from arming it to carry out its foreign policy objectives, regardless of which president sits in the White House or what latest atrocities the Saud family commits.,” said Myles Hoenig, who ran for the US Congress in 2016 as a Green Party candidate.
“And with some exceptions in the past, the US administrations have welcomed the opportunities to extend its imperial reach through proxies like Saudi Arabia,” Hoenig told Press TV on Thursday.
“Both wings of the imperial US Congress see Iran as a de-stabilizing factor in the Middle East, and its growing strength and prestige need to be checked. Backing Saudi Arabia militarily is their cheap…