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Obama Approves More Arms Sales Than Any President Since WWII

"The numbers are astonishing. In President Obama's first five years in office, new agreements under the Pentagon's Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program - the largest channel for U.S. arms exports - totaled over $169 billion. After adjusting for inflation, the volume of major deals concluded by the Obama administration in its first five years exceeds the amount approved by the Bush administration in its full eight years in office by nearly $30 billion. That also means that the Obama administration has approved more arms sales than any U.S. administration since World War II."


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