Biden Sells $85 Billion In Weapons, Mostly To Autocratic States
Sells $85 billion in weapons, mostly to autocratic states
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- A report issued by The Intercept on Thursday reveals that the US has sold weapons to the majority of states labeled as autocratic in the year 2022, a year during which the US sold weapons to a combined total of 142 countries and territories.
- The total of weapons that were sold that year reportedly amounted to $85 billion in bilateral sales.
- Of the 84 countries that are labeled as autocracies, the US reportedly made sales of weapons to at least 48 percent to 57 percent of them, according to The Intercept.
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