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A U.S. Predator unmanned drone armed with a missile stands on the tarmac of Kandahar military airport June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Massoud Hossaini/Pool

Washington Times: China to sell Jordan missile-firing drones after Obama says no to helping ally

China is offering to sell Jordan missile-firing drones to fight the Islamic State terror army, according to a U.S. congressman.

“I am now aware that China is presently in Jordan to discuss operations, logistics and maintenance associated with the urgent sale of weaponized unmanned systems,” Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican, said in a letter on Thursday to President Obama.

Rep. Hunter has pressed the Obama administration — to no avail — to approve the sale of Predator unmanned surveillance aircraft to the kingdom.

WNU Editor: I thought Jordan was a U.S. ally. Talk about alienating your friends.

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