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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    ... what can we learn from the history of British arms deals with Saudi Arabia? ... the order of three to four billion pounds ... Ambassador to ...
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  • The US is about to sell $1 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia - Business Insider
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    Britain says will take UN Yemen report "extremely seriously" - Reuters UK
    01/28/2016 - 9:17 am | View Link
  • Saudi Arabia Is Killing Civilians With U.S. Bombs - Global Research
    Marra and Sadah, as legitimate strike zones. ... supplier of Saudi weapons. In November 2015, the U.S. sold $1.29 billion worth of arms to Saudi ...
    01/27/2016 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • Saudi strikes on Yemen civilians may be crimes against humanity: ... - Reuters
    Yemen conflict: UN panel wants inquiry into alleged rights abuses - Deutsche Welle
    01/27/2016 - 4:05 am | View Link
  • Saudi Arabia is Killing Civilians with US Bombs! - Al Intiqad
    The US government is the primary supplier of Saudi weapons. In November 2015, the US sold $1.29 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia.
    01/26/2016 - 6:47 am | View Link
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  • Saudi Arabia Is Killing Civilians With U.S. Bombs
    The panel was also concerned that the coalition considered civilian neighborhoods, including Marra and Sadah, as legitimate strike zones ... In November 2015, the U.S. sold $1.29 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia. It included more than 10,000 bombs ...
    01/25/2016 - 1:18 am | View Link
  • Are U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Hurting its Own Interests in the Region?
    Last month the United States approved a $1.29 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia. This deal is the latest in a string of major arms sales agreements totaling $20.8 billion since the Gulf country began fighting in Yemen against the Houthi rebels in March 2015.
    12/24/2015 - 3:47 am | View Link
  • Saudi and Japan deals drive record U.S. arms sales
    Boosted by massive fighter jet deals with Saudi Arabia ... to a $29.4 billion deal that included 84 Boeing-made F-15SA fighter jets and upgrades to its existing fleet of 70 F-15s. “But this number also includes the sale of the Joint Strike Fighter ...
    06/14/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama Approves $29 Billion Fighter Jet Sale from Boeing to Saudi Royal Family
    The royal family of Saudi Arabia will receive more than 80 jet fighters from the United States as part of a $29.4 billion arms deal approved by the Obama administration. Eighty-four new F-15SA Strike ... Why Did the Saudi Royal Family Agree to Buy $60 ...
    01/1/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • The New York Times
    The agreement, and the administration’s parallel plans to press ahead with a nearly $11 billion arms ... strike ships and radar facilities day or night and in any weather. Though Mr. Shapiro and other officials said the planes were intended to help Saudi ...
    12/29/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • U.S., Saudi Arabia strike $30 billion arms deal
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    12/29/2011 - 9:17 am | View Link
  • Why Is the U.S. Selling Saudi Arabia $60 Billion in Arms?
    $60 billion-worth of arms—the largest such deal in U.S. history—are set to be sold to Saudi Arabia. The Obama administration appears ... The proposed Saudi sale, however, is weighted heavily toward strike aircraft (F-15s configured for ground attack ...
    09/13/2010 - 6:28 pm | View Link
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  • Flexing New Powers, Congress to Review Arms Shipments to ...
    For the first time, and against a rising death toll in Yemen, the U.S. Senate is using new oversight powers to track American weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, Foreign ...
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  • US–Saudi Arabia AWACS Sale
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  • U.S. Arms Clients Profiles--SAUDI ARABIA
    Arms Sales Tables. Total Licenses/Agreements 1990-2000; Total Deliveries 1990-2000; Congressional Notifications Table ; Country Profile. Saudi Arabia is America’s ...
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  • Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia
    The air force is organized in seven fighter/ground-attack squadrons, six fighter squadrons, and seven training squadrons. Saudi Arabia has at least 15 active military ...
    02/5/2016 - 6:04 am | View Website
  • Saudi Arabia Gives Israel 16bn Dollars!
    But Saudi Arabia may have found another way to buy influence inside the United States – by giving money to Israel and currying favor with Israeli Prime Minister ...
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  • Germany rethinking arms sales to Saudi Arabia
    The German government is evaluating its sale of military equipment and arms to Saudi Arabia in response to escalating tensions between the kingdom and Iran.
    01/5/2016 - 1:50 pm | View Website
  • Amnesty Tells the US to Stop Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia ...
    Citing "damning evidence of war crimes," Amnesty International has condemned America's continued support of Saudi Arabia's air war in Yemen. In a report released ...
    10/7/2015 - 1:17 pm | View Website
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