Middle East

    US Offers $10 Billion Weapons Package to Counter Iran Threatsi
    X
    April 24, 2013 10:30 PM
    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is wrapping up a trip to the Middle East -- where he delivered a $10 billion weapons package to Israel and some of Washington's Arab allies as a sign of U.S support in the face of Iranian threats. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.

    US Offers $10 Billion Weapons Package to Counter Iran Threats

    Published April 24, 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is wrapping up a trip to the Middle East -- where he delivered a $10 billion weapons package to Israel and some of Washington's Arab allies as a sign of U.S support in the face of Iranian threats. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.


    You May Like

    Escalation of Media Crackdown in Turkey Heightens Concerns

    Critics see 'a new dark age' as arrests of journalists, closures of media outlets by Erdogan government mount

    Russia Boasts of Troop Buildup on Flank, Draws Flak

    Russian military moves counter to efforts to de-escalate tensions, State Department says

    Video Iraqis Primed to March on Mosul, Foreign Minister Says

    Iraqi FM Ibrahim al-Jaafari tells VOA the campaign will meet optimistic expectations, even though US officials remain cautious