South Korea may buy billions of dollars’ worth of U.S. weaponry

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Sep 5, 2017
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South Korea may buy billions of dollars’ worth of U.S. weaponry

Nancy Marshall-Genzer Sep 5, 2017
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The White House said President Donald Trump has given “conceptual approval” to South Korean plans to buy billions of dollars of U.S. military equipment. And today, the president tweeted that he’s “allowing Japan and South Korea to buy a substantially increased” amount of U.S. weaponry.  So, what U.S. defense contractors stand to benefit from these sales? And what’s South Korea buying from the U.S.? 

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