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Russia Warns “Credible Information” Of Impending Staged Chemical Attack In Syria

It seems to occur every time the Syrian Army is on a trajectory of overwhelming victory: an ill-timed and strategically nonsensical mass chemical attack on civilians supposedly ordered by Assad — inevitably giving the West an open door for military intervention, new rounds of crippling sanctions, and yet more international media condemnation heaped on Damascus.

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UAE Warned U.S. it Would End Intel Cooperation Over JASTA Legislation

The United Arab Emirates warned that it would halt intelligence-sharing with the United States in an attempt to block legislation that allows the families of September 11 victims to sue the UAE and Saudi Arabia over their potential roles in the attacks.

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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.

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Senate Kills Bill That Would Halt Saudi Arms Deals

The Senate voted to support a sale of $510 million in precision-guided munitions to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, defeating a resolution to block the deal in a narrow 47-to-53 vote.

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$110 Billion in Arms Deals to Saudi Arabia After Trump Visit

On the first day of his first official trip abroad, President Trump inked $110 billion in arms deals to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Trump talked of “hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs,” and said it was a “tremendous day.” Among the agreements was […]

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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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Trump Will Sell “America First” Foreign Policy on First Trip Abroad

President Trump will take the opportunity to use his first trip abroad as president to talk up his foreign policy ideas, which he describes as an “America First” strategy. Starting in Saudi Arabia later this month, the president will make stops in Brussels, the Vatican and Israel as part of routine visits with foreign leaders […]

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U.S. Lawmakers Urge Reevaluation of Yemen Policy

As the conflict in Yemen enters its third year, a bipartisan group of congressman has called upon Defense Secretary James Mattis to rethink American support for the Saudi-led coalition currently fighting rebels in Yemen. In a letter addressed to the administration sent last Tuesday, the lawmakers asked Defense Secretary Mattis to reconsider support for a […]

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