U.S. Set to Sell Taiwan $7 Billion in Arms

The Trump administration is poised to make a $7 billion arms deal with Taiwan, part of an effort to draw closer to Taipei as the administration ratchets up the political and military pressure against China.

The complement of American weaponry to be sold to Taiwan includes cruise missiles, mines and other hardware, two officials said, in one of the largest arms deals to the island country. The sale also includes $400 million worth of MQ-9B Reaper drones along with related sensors, logistics, ground control stations, training…

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