PBS NewsHour

U.S. sells arms to Qatar, complicating Gulf dispute

Clip: 06/17/2017 | 4m 15s

Days after President Donald Trump said that Qatar funds terrorism, his administration signed a $12 billion deal to sell three dozen F-15 fighter jets to the small Gulf Coast country. The deal comes after Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab nations severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Solomon joins Hari Sreenivasan with more.

Aired: 06/17/17

Rating: NR

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