Yemen: US-Saudi arms deal comes at a huge price, and it is NOT MONEY! March 22, 2019 World News & Articles 568 Saudi Arabia is US’ No.1 weapons customer Defying international calls, the US has supplied Saudi Arabia with billions of dollars of weapons amid war on Yemen. Over 60,000 people have been killed since the beginning of the war on Yemen and the number does not include those dying in the ensuing famine. Children have been the largest casualties. There are even reports of use of US supplied white phosphoros bombs which kill by burning to the bone! But why is the US colluding in the massacre of Yemenis?