UK – Saudi arms sales

Just over fifty years since this “Letter of Intent”, what can we learn from the history of British arms deals with Saudi Arabia?

1)      “Bribery has always played a role in the sale of weapons”

2)      The Saudi Kingdom can successfully intimidate British politicians and officials

3)      The British arms industry has extensive political connections

4)      British military equipment will be used

What we’ve learned from fifty years of Saudi arms deals