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Elements within the US government are actively trying to undermine aspects of an arms procurement deal with Taiwan, sources said, while a US congressman will arrive in Taipei today in an effort to move the issue forward.
The most contentious part of the blocked special arms procurement budget bill, which would have allowed for the purchase of three major weapons systems from the US, is the eight diesel-electric submarines that were approved for sale by the Bush administration in early 2001.
Originally posted by emile
But I counldn't found what's type of subs will be sold?????
If this is true then "Bushie" has already made a deal with China to sell out Taiwan. Perhaps to get assistance with N Korea or Iran. Either way it is dirty dealing................
Also, US sub manufactures have no capability as of now to construct diesel-electric subs, so if they start from scratch the price of those subs would be high anyway.