This is really hush money to the military rulers in Egypt to keep the peace with Israel. So in reality this should be seen as an additional 1.3 billion in aid to Israel's already massive 3 billion + annual aid from the US. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • John-USA
    • 24.03.12 | 05:06 (IST)

    All the while there are millions of homeless American children. If the Israeli government were to behave this irresponsibly with it's citizens financials, there would be hell to pay and it would be nipped in the butt! As you listen to the right wingers in the US, they love talking about cutting "entitlements & welfare" to Americans, but not a peep about the Billions in welfare being sent around the world.....except for the aid going to Muslim countries of course!

    from the article: U.S. approves 1.3 billion dollars in military aid to Egypt
    First published 03:09 24.03.12 | Last updated 03:09 24.03.12
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