U.S. Saudi Arms Package Faces Fight in Congress

[AFP] Lawmakers are striking a note of alarm over U.S. plans to sell sophisticated satellite guided bombs to Saudi Arabia. A coalition of 188 members of the House of Representatives warned that if the technology fell into the "wrong hands" it could harm U.S. forces in the Middle East and threaten Israel. The lawmakers' letter to President Bush was coordinated by Reps. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Christopher Carney (D-Pa.).

2007-11-20 01:00:00

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