Read More Why is the government selling arms to Saudi Arabia? Fifteen of the 19 9/11 hijackers were Saudi and many elements in the Saudi government funded al-Queda. I fail to see what advantage this gives to U.S. national security. It seems like this will serve only to help the military-industral complex that Eisenhower warned us about. This is one thing where I disagree strongly with Obama and I believe he is making a big mistake.