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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    10/11/2016 - 11:28 pm | View Link
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    10/11/2016 - 5:40 am | View Link
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    10/10/2016 - 12:25 pm | View Link
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  • Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia
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    10/15/2016 - 3:30 am | View Website
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    10/4/2016 - 11:53 pm | View Website
  • Congressman seeks to block arms sale to Saudi Arabia ...
    The bipartisan campaign to block U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia is growing, both within and outside the government.
    09/19/2016 - 11:28 pm | View Website
  • Saudi Arabia Sets a $1.15 Billion U.S. Military Equipment ...
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    09/7/2016 - 7:53 pm | View Website
  • Exclusive: U.S. withdraws staff from Saudi Arabia ...
    WASHINGTON The U.S. military has withdrawn from Saudi Arabia its personnel who were coordinating with the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, and sharply reduced the ...
    08/19/2016 - 5:06 am | View Website
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