U.s., Saudi Arabia Strike $30 Billion Arms Deal

F-15 Fighter Jet

The Obama administration on Thursday announced an arms deal with Saudi Arabia valued at nearly $30 billion, an agreement that will send 84 F-15 fighter jets and assorted weaponry to the kingdom. The administration notified Congress last year of its intent to sell advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia, a key U.S.

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