Arms Deal

U.S. Authorizes $12 Billion Arms Deal with Qatar

Just days after condemning the Gulf monarchy for its ties to terrorism, the Trump administration on Wednesday inked a deal with Qatar for three dozen American fighter jets, valued at $12 billion. “We are pleased to announce today the signing of the letter of offer and acceptance for the purchase of the F-15QA fighter jets,…

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Military-Industrial Complex Gets Rich off Trump’s Record Saudi Arms Deal

In news that should surprise no one, the stock prices of top defense contractors soared on Monday after Donald Trump signed the largest arms deal in United States history with Saudi Arabia over the weekend. That deal, hailed by the White House as a “significant expansion of…(the) security relationship” between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia,…

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U.S., Saudi Arabia to Negotiate Billions in Arms Deals

Administration officials are attempting to get tens of billions of dollars in arms deals to Saudi Arabia approved ahead of President Trump’s visit to the country later this month, Reuters reports. Saudi Arabia will be the initial stop on Trump’s first official trip overseas as president, where he hopes to also sell his counter-terrorism strategy…

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