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U.S. M1A2 Abrams tank moves to firing positions during joint military exercises at the Vaziani military base outside Tbilisi, Georgia, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. About 1,300 U.S., British and Georgian troops conducted joint exercises aimed at training the former Soviet republic's military for participation in the NATO Response Force. (AP …

U.S. Approves Sale of over 130 Tanks to Saudi Arabia

Despite human rights complaints against Saudi Arabia over its military campaign in Yemen, the U.S. State Department has approved a $1.15 billion sale of military equipment to the Kingdom, including over 130 Abrams battle tanks.

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Study: Facebook Pages Used as ‘Online Arms Bazaars’ for Terrorists

The New York Times reports it was able to persuade Facebook to shut down six web pages used as “sprawling online arms bazaars” for terrorists and militants, “offering weapons ranging from handguns and grenades to heavy machine guns and guided missiles.”