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    • 05.07.11 | 14:03 (IDT)

    US annual aid to Israel is 3B out of Israel's 90B budget. Israel is far from being "kept" by the US. All of it is used for purchases in the US. Here's an eye-opener: 3B is what the US spends in its adventures in Iraq and Afghanistan in ONE day. Tell that to the broke American taxpayer. Not that the aid is not appreciated.

    from the article: Netanyahu to consider shortening Israel's work week to four days
    First published 03:13 05.07.11 | Last updated 03:13 05.07.11
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