Concerns about selling the F-35 stealth fighter jet to the UAE

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 4:27pm

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The Biden administration has approved the sale of state-of-the-art fighter jets, armed drones and smart bombs to the United Arab Emirates. The $23 billion deal was brokered during the Trump administration. William Hartung of the Center for International Policy tells The World’s Marco Werman that, while the sale may make strategic sense, it ignores the UAE’s poor human rights record.