Israel Requests 50% Increase in U.S. Military Aid, Up to $4.5B

HeadlineJul 16, 2015

Israel continues to express opposition to the deal, arguing that a stronger Iran will threaten the region’s stability. The New York Times reports that Israel has been requesting between $4.2 billion to $4.5 billion of military aid from the United States each year for the next 10 years in talks that began prior to the Iran nuclear deal’s passage. Israel currently receives $3 billion a year in U.S. military aid.

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