The Pentagon’s proposed $10 billion arms sale package to Middle East allies is “one of the most complex and carefully orchestrated arms sale packages in American history,” a senior defense official said while briefing reporters on the deal last week. Announcement of the sale, which would include the overseas sales debut of tiltrotor capability via V-22s to Israel, came ahead of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s trip to the region this week to discuss it and other issues, and after ...


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