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Germany eyes big-ticket
Mideast arms sales

United Press International, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/5/2012 3:42:56 AM

BEIRUT, Lebanon- The German government of Chancellor Angela Merkel is eyeing big arms deals in the Middle East and Asia that could make the country a major global defense exporter. The deals reportedly include a Saudi Arabian request for Boxer armored cars built by defense giant Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, which is already in line to sell Riyadh 600 Leopard 2A7+ tanks worth $12.6 billion. German newspapers say Riyadh´s looking for "several hundred" armored vehicles modified for desert combat.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 12/5/2012 5:17:30 AM     (No. 9049270)

Some things never change. Barack Obama and the Germans fueling wars in far away places. Stinky the Gunrunner is my official name for him in perpetuity.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 12/5/2012 5:19:31 AM     (No. 9049272)

I forgot to add, if Stinky the Gunrunner, pushes the U.S. over the fiscal cliff, it prevents us from doing anything about the Middle Eastern nasties that he and the Germans will be outfitting...what a nice guy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pinchem, 12/5/2012 6:17:28 AM     (No. 9049297)

WAIT: Where are all these "anti gun" "ban all guns that kill people"? Why are you not banning these guns? Where are you hypocrites?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: stryker714, 12/5/2012 10:09:05 AM     (No. 9049669)

Surreal. So now, not only is bam bam forcing the US to fight WWII again, with the US on the wrong side but Germany seems to be returning to their same position during WWII which was against the Jews. How tiring.

Imagine expecting German liberals to stop the German exports. Whatever it takes. Saudi Arabia is not to be trusted. Merkel should have blood drawn to conduct a DNA test to see if she is related to Hitler.
Give those Arab countries NO offensive weapons.

I haven´t heard one article about any mass Arab Spring uprising in Saudi Arabia.

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