McCain: Time to Ease Arms Sales Ban on Vietnam

He is truly Insane MCCAIN …

Peace and Freedom

HANOI, Vietnam — Aug 8, 2014, 10:10 AM ET

U.S. Sen. John McCain said Friday in Vietnam that it’s time for the United States to ease the ban on selling lethal arms to the communist country, saying it has progressed on human rights.

McCain told reporters in Hanoi that the easing should happen gradually, but he hoped it could begin as early as next month.

“It should be limited at first to those defensive capabilities such as coast guard and maritime systems that are purely for external security,” he said.

The Obama administration has not announced any move to ease the ban, although during a visit to Hanoi in December, Secretary of State John Kerry announced up to $18 million in aid to provide Vietnam’s coast guard with five new fast patrol boats — part of a broader U.S. effort to help Southeast Asian nations to defend waters they claim…

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