US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon
Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 8:02 AM
The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress. The sale being considered would be for 66 aircraft, 75 General Electric Co engines, as well as other systems, the agency said in a statement.
US State Department Suspends Employee With White Nationalist Links
Friday, August 9, 2019, 8:18 PM
The U.S. State Department has suspended a foreign affairs official assigned to its energy bureau, a department source said on Thursday, a day after his links to a white nationalist group were revealed. The State Department declined to name the official. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit civil rights organization best known for tracking U.S. hate groups, identified him as Matthew Gebert.