Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

US Congress overrides Obama's veto on 9/11 bill

September 29, 2016 Aljazeera

Watson Institute fellows Stephen Kinzer and Chas Freeman comment on the ramifications of a controversial bill that would allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in backing the attackers. Besides damaging US-Saudi relations, Freeman notes Saudis could respond to the law in ways that risk US strategic interests.

US Congress overrides Obama's veto on 9/11 bill (comments by Stephen Kinzer and Chas Freeman) – Aljazeera