Ruled for more than two centuries by the Sunni Al-Khalifa dynasty, Bahrain has been hit by waves of unrest since 2011, when security forces crushed protests from the Shiite majority demanding a constitutional monarchy and an elected prime minister.
President Donald Trump has made clear that he will not restrict arms sales to allies, pointing to the job and security benefits.
It's a sin to put money over morals. The US would be just fine if it didn't sell a single weapon to anyone. In fact, it would be better off.