Dems scrutinize proposal for $20 billion arms sale to Saudis

Schor, Elana
July 2007
Hill;7/31/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 93, p4
The article reports on the move of Democrats to scrutinize the proposal made by U.S. President George Bush administration concerning $20 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos states that they want to ensure that the agreements will include only defensive systems and not items that can be used for other purposes. It is stated that development of Egyptian and Saudi armed forces will bolster the threat of radicalism for Middle East peace.


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