u.s. defense budget

Obama Asks for $11.6 Billion More in Supplemental Defense Budget

WASHINGTON, Nov 11 – U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday sent a request to Congress for an additional $11.6 billion in supplemental war-related funding, which would include money to fight Islamic State militants and sustain high overseas troop levels. The request, detailed in a letter released by the White House, seeks an additional $5.8 billion

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U.S. Approves $1.15 Bln Sale of Tanks, Equipment to Saudi Arabia

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Aug 9 – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks, 20 armored recovery vehicles and other equipment, worth about $1.15 billion, to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The approval for land force equipment coincides with Saudi Arabia leading a military

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