US Arms Sales Skyrocket

Some fear sparking 'arms race'

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 14, 2008 8:26 AM CDT

(Newser) – Seeking to arm allies and contain countries like Iran and North Korea, the Bush Administration has significantly stepped up international weapons sales, the New York Times reports. The Defense Department will sell or transfer $32 billion in arms this year, particularly in the Middle East,...   Read full story »


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