Fantastic amounts of U.S. money have been spent on the so-called "defense" of the Persian Gulf. In reality it's to support the horrible governments and ultra-rich Gulf monarchies
The Saudi monarchy and other rich kingdoms in the area are interested in increasing their wealth and power without limit. They openly attack and "intervene" in neighboring countries with approval, assistance and guidance of the US government.
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that would make it illegal to observe UN boycotts of Saudi Arabia or Israel
killed 19 and wiped out Bouthania's family