Never in the history of the United States has a transition between an incumbent president and his replacement been so chaotic, and so divisive. In addition to the declarations and denials of protocol of the former President Trump, the latter indeed formalized the contract with Abu Dabi for the acquisition of 50 F35A planes, 18 MQ9B Gardian drones and an impressive arsenal of ammunition, the all for $ 23 billion, and this one hour before Joe Biden was sworn in and thus officially became the 46th President of the United States of America.
We have repeatedly presented the stakes of this contract linked to the normalization of relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, including a probable new arms race in the Middle East, in particular with the end of the United Nations embargo on the sale of weapons to Iran. In addition, the other allies of the United States in the region, namely Saudi Arabia and Qatar, will now also be consider themselves legitimate to acquire Lockheed-Martin's device.
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