$1.06 Billion in US Arms Sales Greenlit for Taiwan in 2023

The world’s two biggest superpowers are exchanging spats over a heated issue: What should the future of Taiwan look like? And will fighter jets, warships, and bullets decide the ultimate answer?

On Thursday, the U.S. State Department okayed a new arms sale to the democratic island worth $440 million. And that’s just part of a weapons deal for the island valued at over $1 billion this year alone.

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