Gallery: Arms Away
"In 2010, for example, the U.S. Congress approved a $60 billion, ten-year arms deal with Saudi Arabia, much of which will involve the purchase of some of the most sophisticated fighter jets in the world. But even the Saudis have sought to diversify their supplier base, acquiring Eurofighter jets through the United Kingdom and threatening to purchase helicopters from Russia." --Caverley and Kapstein, "Arms Away"
The Saudi Air Force's Eurofighter Typhoon. (Yoshi5000 / flickr)