Trump happy to sell advanced arms to Gulf states, F-35 not in UAE deal

The possibility that the Israel-UAE deal could include the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE has raised concern in Israel.

Demonstrators protest the government's mismanagement of the fight against COVID-19 and demand the re
Anti-Netanyahu protesters to block airport ahead of PM's flight to US

"While we are on lockdown, he wants to fly abroad with his wife and kids."

Olmert to 'Post': Netanyahu opposing UAE-US arms deal normalizes lying

The US-UAE arms deal is a legitimate, reasonable, logical move that poses no risk to Israel’s security. I would add that in no way does this deal affect Israel’s qualitative military advantage.

Leading US Democratic Rep: F-35 sales to UAE puts Israel in danger

Wasserman Schultz, a past chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, wrote that the sale of the jets to the UAE would erode Israel’s qualitative military edge.

UAE also wants good ties with US Jewish lobby

The Arab states have been interested in the F-35 jets for a very long time.

F35 Adir fighter jet
Amid talks with Israel, UAE pursuit of stealth jets rumbles in background

The United States has sold the F-35 to allies including South Korea, Japan and Israel. A previous sale to Turkey was canceled after Ankara purchased Russian air defense systems.

Even if UAE gets F-35s, Israel will retain the military edge

SECURITY & DEFENSE: Normalization deal with Arab nation is better than no deal, says ex-IDF general

The F-35 sale to the UAE demonstrates the art of the peace deal

Leaders of all three countries got something they could feel good about.

Pompeo: We’ll supply UAE with arms without hurting Israel’s advantage

The remarks came amid controversy in Israel over whether the Washington will sell F-35 stealth jets to Abu Dhabi, now that Israel and the UAE have diplomatic relations.

Kushner: Israel-UAE peace makes F-35 sale more likely

Netanyahu opposes such a sale to any other country in the Middle East, and made his position known to the US on several occasions.

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