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White House Moves Forward with $23 Billion Weapons Sale to UAE

HeadlineApr 14, 2021

The Biden administration is moving ahead with more than $23 billion in weapons sales to the United Arab Emirates, after reviewing a deal made under Trump. The deal includes the sale of Lockheed Martin F-35 jets and armed drones. Antiwar groups and progressive lawmakers have called for the U.S. to stop all arms sales to the UAE over its involvement in the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed war in Yemen.

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