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Airstrikes in Libya

Despite U.S. warnings, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya. This comes three years after the killing of Libyan dictator Muamar Ghadafi and U.S. efforts to try to stabilize the country. "Outside interference in Libya exacerbates current divisions and undermines Libya's democratic transition," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said to reporters.

Tags: Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green , Egypt , airstrikes , Libya , Muamar Ghadafi , Jen Psaki , State Department

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 12:26pm EDT

US seals $3.48B missiles, technology sale to UAE

Wary of Iran, the U.S. has been building up missile defenses of its allies, including a $1.7 billion deal to upgrade Saudi Arabia's Patriot missiles and the sale of 209 Patriot missiles to Kuwait, valued at about $900 million.

Tags: DoD , Lockheed Martin , missiles , THAAD , Saudi Arabia , Boeing , technology

Saturday - 12/31/2011, 02:22am EST