Lets explain the US aid package again (and again) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The economist
    • 31.05.11 | 20:20 (IDT)

    Ignorance is bliss JRS. Israel does not get any "Money" from the US. The ais comes in the form of credits which MUST be spent in the USA and can ONLY be used to purchase items for its defense forces.As Israel buys mainly aircraft, missiles, aviation fuel and ammuntion the aid is in effect a pass through of funds to such US defense contractors as Lockheed, Boeing, Douglas and hundreds of other smaller manufacturers which help provide thousands of jobs sorely needed to day. I would suggest JRS that you go to Seattle and plead your case for the stoppage of aid to Israel with the workers of Boeing or Lockheed and see how far you get.

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