Middle East defense needs are diversifying. Nations are going beyond new combat aircraft and weapons, seeking intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and other assets, as well as increased participation in industrial and technical matters. Still, fighter programs are the most valuable and hotly contested deals. A dramatic turn of events in late December saw the Eurofighter Typhoon totally rejected by the United Arab Emirates, for unstated reasons. France's defense minister, ...


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