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Biden Administration Approves $650 Million in Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Biden Administration Approves $650 Million in Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

From: Axios

The Biden administration approved the potential sale of $650 million worth of arms to Saudi Arabia on Thursday, a move intended to help the country defend itself against Houthi attacks launched from Yemen, according to a State Department spokesperson.

Why it matters: Former President Trump was frequently criticized for continuing to sell arms to Saudi Arabia, even after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) was found to have ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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