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Report: White House Asks Saudi Arabia to Boost Weapons Procurement

President Donald Trump has called on Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to procure more U.S.-built weapons systems to help generate more U.S. jobs, CNBC reported Wednesday. Memos of proposed foreign military sales deals from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and State Department show that Saudi Arabia plans to …

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Ashton Carter, Saudi Counterpart Discuss Security Matters at Pentagon Meeting

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman met with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday at the Pentagon to discuss military and security issues, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes the bilateral meeting covered events in Yemen, Saudi Arabia’s defense capability modernization effort and the fight against al-Qaeda and Islamic …

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Ash Carter, Middle East Defense Chiefs Talk Defense Ties

Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, deputy supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates armed forces, have discussed the bilateral defense relationship between the  two countries, DoD News reported Tuesday. The two defense officials met at Shati Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE to discuss counterterrorism, instability in Iraq …

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