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Washington Post | US approved $200 million in defense sales to Bahrain before crackdown on protesters

By Associated Press Published: 11 June 2011 WASHINGTON — A government report says the U.S. approved $200 million in military sales from American companies to Bahrain in 2010, months before the pivotal Persian Gulf ally began a harsh crackdown on protesters. The yearly State Department report provides totals of U.S.-authorized arms sale agreements between U.S. […]