Trump, Warfare State

Trump Wants Arab NATO, Big Saudi Arms Sale

What could go wrong?  I mean it’s not like our enemies have used our weapons against us in the past or anything.

When President Trump arrives in Riyadh this week, he will lay out his vision for a new regional security architecture White House officials call an “Arab NATO,” to guide the fight against terrorism and push back against Iran. As a cornerstone of the plan, Trump will also announce one of the largest arms-sales deals in history.Behind the scenes, the Trump administration and Saudi Arabia have been conducting extensive negotiations, led by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The discussions began shortly after the presidential election, when Mohammed, known in Washington as “MBS,” sent a delegation to meet with Kushner and other Trump officials at Trump Tower.

Source: Trump to unveil plans for an ‘Arab NATO’ in Saudi Arabia – The Washington Post

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