The Saudi Deal Shows Just How Broken the Arms Export Process Has Become

A system meant to keep weapons sales from undermining U.S. national security has become a sham.

The Trump administration made headlines last week when it announced a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, signed with pomp and circumstance during the president’s first international trip. But even though Donald Trump’s team was thrilled, this record-setting deal is in fact another sign that the American arms sales process is broken.

 

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