June 18, 2017

Implications of Trump’s arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Featuring Ilan Goldenberg

Source: Defense News

Journalist Aaron Mehta

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Saudi Arabia bearing a $110 billion dollar arms agreement. While much of that sale may never materialize, the offer sent a powerful signal about relations between the kingdom and the Trump administration. Defense News Associate Editor Aaron Mehta discusses the implications of the agreement with Ilan Goldenberg, of the Center for a New American Security; Becca Wasser, of the think tank Rand, and Trevor Thrall, of the CATO Institute.

Watch the full video on Defense News.


  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Former Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is the former Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expe...