To all those who believe that US taxpayers' money is spent for nothing when allocated to Israel, just try to calculate: how much would that cost to build tens of aircraft carriers that would have combat capability of the same order that Israel can provide to the US in case of necessity ? There is a Russian saying: "Don't have a hundred rubles, have a hundred friends instead." Both the USA and the State of Israel are liberal democracies sharing the same human values and strategic interests. That's what makes two countries the most natural, inseparable allies.
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