Nathanael Silverman

Opinionated Amateur

Journal

October 21, 2018

Pat Robertson says the US shouldn't blow up their 100 billion dollar arms deal with the Saudi government over the death of Jamal Khashoggi."Pat Robertson Cares More About a Saudi Weapons Deal Than a Journalist's Murder"

I think they should. Killing a US resident, a reporter no less, is an attack on the US and their values. It doesn't make much sense to sell weapons to your attacker.

Yes, it creates jobs. Yes, the money can be used for good. No, it's not worth the risk if the weapons can be used to oppress. Nations who aspire to peace shouldn't fundraise with weapons of war.