Skip to comments.Obama’s Final Arms-Export Tally More than Doubles Bush’s
Posted on 11/11/2016 7:54:43 PM PST by Lorianne
Most of the $278 billion in approved sales have gone to Saudi Arabia and other Mideast allies.
The Obama administration has approved more than $278 billion in foreign arms sales in its eight years, more than double the total of the previous administration, according to figures released by the Pentagon on Tuesday.
Many of the approved deals most but hardly all of which have become actual sales have been to Mideast nations, including key allies in the campaign against Islamic State militants and countries that have been building up their defenses in fear of a nuclear Iran.
Saudi Arabia has been the largest recipient, reaping prospective deals worth more than $115 billion, according to notices announcing the deals that were sent to Congress for approval.
Nobody even comes close for the number of deals and total value, said William Hartung, director of the Arms Security Project at the Center for International Policy.
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Makes me kinda wonder here at home what gun and ammunition will be like shortly, .22 fills up the shelves again?
Another Obama success — shipping the most weapons in human history to his islamonazi comrades and Moslem dictators and terrorist murder gangs. Remember what Benghazi was all about —
Hello Nobel Peace Prize..
Not sure of the dollar numbers but the estimated cost of building a wall, about $25 Billion is a bargain in this case.
Buraq Zerobama is a warmonger!
I’m still trying to figure out how Saudi, who helped finance 911, is our ally.
Just looked up a cnbc article that has the est. between $15 -$25 B.