That would be $3billion VickyGray - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 04.08.10 | 12:16 (IDT)

    But the issue is more complicated than that because Israel also gets other aid from the United States in loan guarantees etc which allows Israel to spend even more money That iis without funding for submarines etc from Germany and special grants for things like the Arrow missile and Iron Dome. So actually the aid package Israel gets is closer to $21 billions than $3billion although the $3billion is for weapons all be it brought in America, apart from $750 million which for some reason Israel is allowed to spend on Israel equipment thus subsidising jobs and companies in direct competition with the US on the international market.

    from the article: Israel blames U.S., France for arming Lebanon
    First published 02:16 04.08.10 | Last updated 02:16 04.08.10
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