Jun 05, 2017 · The $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia is fake news. Last month, President Trump visited Saudi Arabia and his administration announced that he had concluded a $110 billion arms deal with the kingdom. Only problem is that there is no deal. It’s fake news.
Author: Bruce Riedel
When President Donald Trump closed a nearly $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday, his deputies’ spirits soared. Policy advisor Jared Kushner high-fived National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster as he entered the room where they held talks with Saudi officials. Aide Gary Cohn told pool reporters the deals represented “a lot of money.
President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud take part in a signing ceremony at the Saudi Royal Court in Riyadh, May 20, 2017. During his first visit to a foreign nation as president, President Trump announced a massive deal: $110 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Oct 12, 2018 · Even as he promises the US is taking “very seriously” allegations that Saudi Arabia murdered a journalist at its consulate in Turkey, President Donald Trump has said he is wary of imposing
Trump signs $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia. After visiting Saudi Arabia, Mr. Trump will head to Israel, followed by a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican. The final portion of his trip will include a NATO meeting in Brussels, Belgium, and a G-7 economic summit in Sicily, Italy.
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Trump’s $110 billion Saudi Arabia Weapons Deal Won’t Spawn American Jobs. By 2030, over 50% of Saudi Arabia’s military spending will be on domestic procurement, expertise, research, and development. The majority of manufacturing and repairs of military vehicles, aircraft, drones and missiles — all the air and land systems support that would usually go to American contractors — would now be done locally.
May 20, 2017 · The United States sealed a multibillion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, the White House announced on Saturday, a move that solidifies its decades-long alliance with the world’s largest oil exporter just as President Donald Trump begins his maiden trip abroad as leader of the free world.
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Popular Videos. Donald Trump has signed the largest arms deal in history with Saudi Arabia despite warnings he could be accused of being complicit in war crimes and after blaming Saudi Arabia himself for producing the terrorists behind 9/11. The President confirmed he had signed a weapons deal with the Saudis worth $109.7 billion,
May 19, 2017 · President Donald Trump signed a nearly $110 billion defense deal with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Saturday, signaling the …
Claim: “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 …
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(Bloomberg)—President Donald Trump said the U.S. would be “foolish” to cancel arms deals with Saudi Arabia in response to the controversy surrounding the fate of Washington Post writer Jamal
On May 20, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud signed a series of letters of intent for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to purchase arms from the United States totaling US$110 billion immediately, and $350 billion over 10 years.
Obama offered a big deal to the Saudis — but Trump gave the Saudis what they really wanted. The Saudis, with support of the US and several other regional allies, have led a two-year campaign against the Houthis, an Iranian-backed armed group that is trying to …