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Canada’s Saudi arms deal

Saudi Arabia’s $14 billion weapons deal puts Canadian armoured vehicles on the frontlines of the war in Yemen. We are joined by ANTHONY FENTON to discuss the machinations of Canada’s junior-partner imperialism.

Episode: 010 Canada’s Saudi arms deal
Date: 16 May 2020 | Length: 66:00

Briefing Notes

Lukacs. Saudi Arabia deploying Canadian-made weapons in Yemen (National Observer 2018)

Fenton. Trading values to sell weapons: The Canada-Saudi relationship (The Conversation 2019)

Fenton, Elmer. Building an expeditionary force for democracy promotion [University of Toronto 2013]

O’Keefe. Liberals refuse to cancel Harper’s Saudi arms deal (Ricochet 2016)

Minhaj. Trudeau interview on Patriot Act (Netflix)

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