The United States needs to halt its assistance to Bahrain until the country implements promised democratic reforms.
Bahrain finds an off-label use for tear gas as chemical warfare.
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.
Despite a pause on most security cooperation with Bahrain, the United States is still supplying it with boats.
Medical ethics has a long and honorable history that U.S. officials and medical professionals must uphold for the doctors and nurses in Bahrain.