Israel to Get $38 Billion in US Military Aid Over 10 years


The AP reports that the United States will provide Israel’s military with $38 billion during the next 10 years, the largest batch of military assistance the U.S. has ever pledged to another country.

Following months of behind-the-scenes negotiations, officials report that the State Department said the two countries had reached a 10-year agreement, with a signing ceremony planned for Wednesday. The U.S. and Israel haven’t disclosed the exact sum, but officials familiar with the deal said it totals $3.8 billion a year — up from the $3.1 billion the U.S. gave Israel annually under the previous 10-year deal. Read more.



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