Middle East Eye: Washington’s involvement in the war on Yemen is deeper than expected



The British Middle East Eye Institute published an extensive report on the details of weapons deals between Washington and the Saudi regime since the start of the war on Yemen four years ago.

Since the outbreak of the war in Yemen, the United States has concluded deals with Saudi Arabia worth at least $ 68.2 billion, including firearms, bombs, weapons systems and military training. According to data collected from an American think tank, the value of transactions are above in billions.

“This huge amount, which was announced for the first time, includes both commercial and government arms deals. The report said that US involvement in the disastrous war on Yemen may be deeper than expected.

The site confirmed that US arms expenditures exceed the amount allocated to fund the United Nations Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen for 2019, which does not exceed four billion dollars, 17 times.