Biden administration puts a hold on Trump's arms sale to ...

He said that "the F-35 package is much more than selling military hardware to a partner" and that it would bolster regional security. "Like the U.S., it allows the UAE to maintain a strong ...

2017 United States–Saudi Arabia arms deal - Wikipedia

Saudi Arabia is a key U.S. ally in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia's security forces have relied on U.S. equipment, training, and service support for decades, officially as a counterbalance to Iranian military influence in the region, and to help protect the Kingdom from extremist attacks. Between 2011 and 2015, Saudi Arabia was the destination for nearly 10% of all U.S. arms exports.

Trump admin bypassing Congress with $8 billion arms sale ...

The Trump administration on Friday said it would sell $8 billion-worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with getting congressional approval, citing Iran as an urgent threat.

REVEALED: The full extent of US arms deals with Saudi ...

The United States has struck at least $68.2bn worth of deals for firearms, bombs, weapons systems, and military training with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates since the start of their war ...

Trump in Saudi Arabia signs $110B arms deal with Persian ...

President Trump in Saudi Arabia on Saturday signed a nearly $110 billion arms deal to help the Persian Gulf ally with its military-defense system. "That was a tremendous day," Trump …

Trump's $110 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia: still ...

: "I know they're [Senators] talking about different kinds of sanctions, but they're [Saudi Arabia] spending $110 billion on military equipment and on things that create jobs, like jobs and others for this …

Trump sells Qatar $12 billion of U.S. weapons days after ...

"When no one wanted to host your troops after 9/11, we did. We protected them. Saudi Arabia asked you to leave," said Meshal bin Jamad al Thani, …

Weapons sold to Saudia Arabia and UAE by Trump ended up ...

Since then, some of America's "beautiful military equipment," as US President Donald Trump once called it, has been passed on, sold, stolen or abandoned in Yemen's state of chaos, where murky alliances and fractured politics mean little hope for any system of accountability or tracking.

Trump sells 'tremendous amounts' of military weapons ...

Donald Trump uses a star-studded state dinner to confirm he and the Qatari emir have been "friends for a long time", but the gulf nation is regarded as …

Donald Trump, Industry Work To Save Much-Touted $110 ...

Saudi Arabia - seen as the linchpin of the Trump administration's strategy to counter Iran's influence in the Middle East - is a top buyer of U.S. military equipment. Its imports totalled $65 billion between 2009 and 2016, according to the Government Accountability Office that monitors public finances and halting shipments to the kingdom ...

REVEALED: The full extent of US arms deals with Saudi ...

The United States has struck at least $68.2bn worth of deals for firearms, bombs, weapons systems, and military training with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates since the start of …

The long history of U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia ...

"They are spending $110 billion on military equipment and on things that create jobs for this country." While the $110 billion number Trump touted is " fake news " (last year's deal likely amounted to $4 billion), the arms agreement is the latest in nearly one century of U.S. military aid to Saudi …

Trump to sell Saudis new weapons despite Congress' objections

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration will push through $8.1 billion in new weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies, arguing that "Iranian aggression" presents a national security emergency which gives the president authority to bypass congressional objections. "These sales will support our allies, enhance Middle East stability, and help these nations to deter and defend …

US Senate allows arms sales to Saudi Arabia, sustaining ...

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 20: President Donald Trump (R) holds up a chart of military hardware sales as he meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Oval ...

Trump says selling weapons to Saudi Arabia will create a ...

Trump is hardly the first US president to agree sell fighter jets, missiles, and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia. President Barack Obama did it, and so did …

What You Need to Know About Trump's $8 Billion Saudi Arms ...

In May, the Trump administration issued an emergency declaration to push through an $8.1 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan without congressional approval.

It's time to stop US arms sales to Saudi Arabia

In the five years before the war, U.S. arms transfers to Saudi Arabia amounted to $3 billion; between 2015 and 2020, the U.S. agreed to sell over $64.1 billion worth of weapons to Riyadh ...

Trump administration gets green light to sell arms to ...

The Trump administration is set to move forward with plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, after the Republican-controlled Senate on Monday ...

How much does the U.S. make on arms sales to Saudi? Trump ...

President Donald Trump (right) holds a chart of military hardware sales as he meets with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) in the Oval Office at the White House on March 20.

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons ...

The Trump administration informed congressional committees that it will go ahead with 22 military sales to the Saudis, United Arab Emirates and Jordan, infuriating lawmakers by circumventing a ...

New U.S. Aid to Saudi Arabia Will Include 200 Troops - The ...

The Saudi military has spent more than $150 billion buying advanced American military equipment — from main battle tanks to jet fighters — but still has yet to use it effectively in its four ...

Under Trump arms deal, high-tech U.S. bombs to be built in ...

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House on March 20, 2018. Mandel Ngan / AFP - …

US-Saudi Arabia seal weapons deal worth nearly $110 ...

Saudi Arabia is the primary destination for U.S. arms sales, according to the Council on Foreign Relations, with the Kingdom purchasing nearly 10 percent of U.S. exports from 2011 to 2015.

Peace through weapons sales to the UAE – Mondoweiss

Less than six months after taking office, Trump signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia — the main perpetrator of the war in Yemen — for $110 billion in …

What's at stake in the Trump administration's ties to the ...

Trump to call Saudi king on ... Trump did tell reporters Friday afternoon that he would be speaking to Saudi Arabia's king at some point on the matter. ... signed contracts for military equipment ...

US arms sold to Saudi Arabia and UAE end up in wrong hands

Since then, some of America's "beautiful military equipment," as US President Donald Trump once called it, has been passed on, sold, stolen or abandoned in …

Trump Bypasses Congress to Sell Arms to Saudis, UAE ...

Trump Bypasses Congress to Sell Arms to Saudis, UAE ... and intelligence equipment, a U.S. official said Friday afternoon. ... which approves the executive branch's foreign military sales, did ...

Saudi Arabia Owns the 45th Floor of Trump Tower, and It Shows

Trump's financial dealings with Saudi Arabia have been anything but small change. In 2001, he sold the entire 45th floor of Trump Tower to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for $4.5 million. The fact that Trump is the 45th president serves as further proof that the …

'Was there a bone saw?' How Trump helped the Saudis ...

"If we abandon Saudi Arabia, it will be a terrible mistake," Trump said. "They're buying hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of things from this country. If I say, 'We don't want to take your business,' if I say, 'We're going to cut it off,' they will get the equipment, military equipment and other things from Russia and China.

Saudi Arabia top US weapons buyer, but doesn't spend as ...

During the Oval Office talks, Trump touted a creation of 40,000 U.S. jobs due to Saudi military sales. The president used several maps and charts of Saudi acquisitions to further make his point.