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Why Germany Shouldn’t Yield on Arms Sales to the Saudis

Expand People are seen near a bus destroyed by an airstrike that killed dozens of children, in a photograph taken on August 12, 2018 in Saada, Yemen. © 2018 Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images On the fourth anniversary of the war in Yemen, Germany has come under pressure from the French and British governments to resume its arms sales to Saudi Arabia. But Germany's arms embargo is the right decision, and the countries still selling weapons to Saudi Arabia should follow suit. For EU member states, a decision about arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be about complying with an EU Common Position adopted…

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