Regions / Bahrain
This month the United States lifted restrictions on a host of sales to the moderate Crown Prince of Bahrain in hopes of increasing his influence in the government.
President Obama promised that he'd stop buttressing autocratic regimes, but Bahrain's popular revolt is still being crushed.
As it criticizes Russia for its military support of Syria, the Obama administration should reexamine its relationship with Bahrain.
Despite a pause on most security cooperation with Bahrain, the United States is still supplying it with boats.
Bahrain's Interior Ministry has hired the heavy-handed former police chief of Philadelphia and Miami.
The United States is going ahead with an arms sale to Bahrain despite Congressional opposition and criticism from human rights observers.
Medical ethics has a long and honorable history that U.S. officials and medical professionals must uphold for the doctors and nurses in Bahrain.
Bahrain has suppressed its protest movement with the help of Saudi Arabia and the United States.
A chilly reception for the Arab Spring in the Persian Gulf shows the strength of the U.S.-Saudi "special relationship."
The proxy struggle between the United States and Iran has spread to Bahrain. But this Cold War ignores the silent understanding the two rivals have forged against a common enemy in Afghanistan.