Trump’s Plan for Selling Weapons to the Middle East

May 15, 2018 7:55 pm nationalinterest.org
Trump’s Plan for Selling Weapons to the Middle East

The Trump administration has set its sights on expanding America’s substantial arms sales around the globe. The United States is already the world’s leading arms exporter, accounting for 34 percent of total arms exports in the world between 2013–2017 according to a recent release by the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Arms sales constituted 6.2 percent of the value of all U.S. exports in the period from 2007…

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