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U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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Congressional Research Service

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Israel is the largest cumulative recipient of U.S. foreign assistance since World War II. Successive Administrations, working with Congress, have provided Israel with significant assistance in light of robust domestic U.S. support for Israel and its security shared strategic goals in the Middle East a mutual commitment to democratic values and historical ties dating from U.S. support for the creation of Israel in 1948. To date, the United States has provided Israel 150 billion current, or noninflation-adjusted, dollars in bilateral assistance and missile defense funding. At present, almost all U.S. bilateral aid to Israel is in the form of military assistance from 1971 to 2007, Israel also received significant economic assistance.


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  • Government and Political Science

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[A, Approved For Public Release]