Foreign Aid

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Selling arms to Saudi Arabia has been a hard drug for Western Governments to give up. Since entering the Yemen conflict in 2015 at the end of a coalition of Gulf monarchies, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become the world’s biggest weapons importer. In 2018 alone it spent nearly $70bn on arms, almost 9% of its GDP. The US was by far the biggest supplier, with about 70% of the market between 2014 and 2018. That changed recently with President Biden’s announcement of an end to “all American support for offensive operations in the war in Yemen, including relevant arms sales”. The UK is the second biggest, accounting for about a tenth of total Saudi purchases and it has shown no sign of following President Biden’s example. The weapons that Western Governments sell to Saudi Arabia, bring untold misery and suffering in places like Yemen, and as always, it’s the children who suffer the most, as all war correspondents tell us.


Canvas or Acrylic? 

Your commission can be printed onto high quality 100% cotton canvas, stretched over the finest genuine artists stretcher bars complete with stretching wedges ready for you to hang. 

If you prefer ultra-modern acrylic, your painting will be printed using a lavish 12 colour print process. The special photographic vinyl used is skilfully bonded to the reverse of a 10mm super glossy cast clear Perspex panel with flame polished edges.

Something different?

Please contact me for larger sizes of these artworks or to have them printed for: 

Home Living (Towels, Cushions, Mugs, Blankets, Aprons, Sublimation tote bags, Tote bags, Shopping bags, Coasters, Placemats, Tapestries, Pet beds, Wash bags) 

Photobooks (Hardcover photobooks, Softcover photobooks) 

Stationery (Volume postcards, Greetings cards, Volume greetings cards, Wrapping paper, Notebooks & Journals, Calendars, Invitations) 

Clothing (Bodysuits, T-shirts, Tanktops, Polo shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, Jackets) 

Device Cases (Standard snap phone cases, Premium snap phone cases, Standard touch phone cases, Premium tough phone cases, Premium clear phone cases, Premium Flexi phone cases, Premium folio wallets, Standard iPad snap cases, Premium iPad snap cases, Apple Watch bands)

Additional information


Acrylic, Canvas


16×12 (inches), 32×24 (inches)

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