Argentina Wants to Buy Chinese Fighter Jets

Argentina’s embassy to China said on Tuesday that President Alberto Fernandez is considering the purchase of JF-17 “Thunder” fighter jets from China — three months after a deal for JF-17s fell apart and Fernandez said his government would not buy any military aircraft in the near future.

Photo taken on Nov. 9, 2022 shows the JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft, a two-seater combat trainer, at the Airshow China in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

India Remains World’s Top Importer of Arms

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) published data on global arms transfers on Monday that found India remains the world’s largest importer of weapons, reaching a five-year high of 11% of all global imports. 

Security personnel stand guard in front of closed shops in Srinagar on August 23, 2019. - An Indian soldier was killed by Pakistani forces on the Kashmir border, the military said on August 23, as a tense lockdown in the region of seven million residents continued for the 19th day. …