The sale of arms to Saudi Arabia:
Armoured vehicles bound for the
protecting a pattern of tyranny and
human rights abuse.
Also on the export list:
A male-only campus
in the city of Jazan
– owned and operated by
Ottawa’s Algonquin College –
offering math, English, and
Training the regime’s technocrats.
Rich in starch,
possibly even members of the
Perhaps that’s what friends do.
(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)