Has US Ever Before Allowed the Sale of Aircraft to State-Sponsors of Terror? State Dep’t Doesn’t Think So

patrick.goodenough | June 22, 2016
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The State Department on Tuesday welcomed Boeing’s announcement of a deal to sell aircraft to Iran, but spokesman John Kirby seemed uncomfortable at the suggestion this marked the first time a U.S. aircraft manufacturer has been given a license to sell planes to a state-sponsor of terrorism.