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Continuing US support? Take great caution, Israel.

The US could abandon Israel as an enfeebled Joe Biden moves politically leftwards to ensure he receives the 2024 presidential nomination. The Democrat House of Representataives aid vote is a warning. Op-ed.

Continuing US support? Take great caution, Israel.

Senate approves promotion of Israel aid bill

Senate sets the stage for final passage of a $95.34 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, though there are doubts it will pass the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

Senate approves promotion of Israel aid bill

Israel's shift to domestic ammunition production

"The lesson from the war in Ukraine and against Hamas is identical: Israel must significantly increase its arsenal," said a former Israeli defense official. Opinion.

Israel's shift to domestic ammunition production

House fails to pass standalone Israel aid bill

Democrats reject the measure, saying they want a vote on a broader measure that would also provide assistance to Ukraine and new money for border security.

House fails to pass standalone Israel aid bill

Biden threatens to veto House's Israel aid bill

The Biden administration opposes the legislation due to the fact that it supports a broader bill which provides assistance to both Ukraine and Israel while providing new funds for border security.

Biden threatens to veto House's Israel aid bill

Israel aid included in Senate's new budget proposal

US Senators release $118 billion package that includes, among other things, $14 billion in military aid to Israel.

Israel aid included in Senate's new budget proposal

'House will vote on Israel aid bill next week'

House Speaker Mike Johnson announces standalone $17.6 billion Israel aid bill. White House: A ploy which does nothing.

'House will vote on Israel aid bill next week'

Zelenskyy denies plans to fire head of army

The Ukrainian President says he has not moved to dismiss the head of his army despite growing tensions between the two.

Zelenskyy denies plans to fire head of army

'Democrats discussing conditions on Israel aid'

Senate Majority Leader says Democrats are discussing possible conditions that could be imposed on US aid for Israel but does not say they will seek such conditions.

'Democrats discussing conditions on Israel aid'

Biden to meet Congress leaders, discuss Israel aid

National security supplemental package that includes funding for Ukraine and Israel has been in flux due to disagreements between Democrats and Republicans.

Biden to meet Congress leaders, discuss Israel aid

'Reject the military aid to Israel'

Senator Bernie Sanders calls on Congress not to approve aid to Israel "to continue its brutal war against the Palestinian people".

'Reject the military aid to Israel'

Democrat criticizes US weapons transfer to Israel

Senator Tim Kaine criticizes Biden administration’s announcement that it will transfer munitions to Israel, bypassing Congress.

Democrat criticizes US weapons transfer to Israel

Biden administration approves sale of tank ammunition to Israel

Biden administration goes around Congress after Biden's request for an aid package to Israel stalled in Congress.

Biden administration approves sale of tank ammunition to Israel

Senate fails to pass Israel aid package

Senate Republicans block aid for Israel and Ukraine amid dispute about border security policy.

Senate fails to pass Israel aid package

Sen. Sanders calls for US aid to Israel to be conditioned

Sanders acknowledges Hamas started the war but claims Israel "does not have the right to wage almost total warfare against Palestinians."

Sen. Sanders calls for US aid to Israel to be conditioned

Ilhan Omar leads effort to block military aid to Israel

Lawmakers from the Democratic Party, led by Omar, introduce bill seeking to block a $320 million arms sale to Israel.

Ilhan Omar leads effort to block military aid to Israel

Senate Democrats block bill providing aid to Israel

The bill passed the House last week, but Democrats are opposed to it since it does not include Ukraine aid as well.

Senate Democrats block bill providing aid to Israel

Biden administration to transfer precision bombs to Israel

Wall Street Journal: Biden administration planning to transfer precision guided weapon fired by warplanes to Israel amid war against Hamas.

Biden administration to transfer precision bombs to Israel

House approves $14.3 billion in aid to Israel

House Speaker Mike Johnson before the vote: There was a ceasefire – before the October 7 attack. We must pass aid to Israel now.

House approves $14.3 billion in aid to Israel

What Americans can do to help

Holding the U.S. government accountable to the people’s true wishes is a stand for civilization and an act of vital self-interest. Opinion.

What Americans can do to help

Biden formally requests aid to Israel

White House requests Congress more than $105 billion in aid, of which $14.3 billion would go to Israel.

Biden formally requests aid to Israel

Israel is an outsourced army for the United States for pennies

Calling the $3 billion aid distorts reality; it is an investment, a service fee, a fraction of the value Israel provides in return. Op-ed.

Israel is an outsourced army for the United States for pennies

'The United States should reduce its aid to Israel'

Vivek Ramaswamy, a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, says Israel should not get more aid than its neighbors after 2028.

'The United States should reduce its aid to Israel'

'Ensure aid to Israel isn't used in human rights violations'

14 Democratic lawmakers urge Biden administration to undertake "foundational shift" in its approach to Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict.

'Ensure aid to Israel isn't used in human rights violations'

'I will cut foreign aid for countries that hate us'

Republican presidential candidate in op-ed: Backing friends like Israel and Ukraine is smart. Sending our tax dollars to enemies isn’t.

'I will cut foreign aid for countries that hate us'

'Israel's government is racist, we should attach strings to aid'

Senator Sanders: The US gives billions of dollars in aid to Israel. I think we've got to put some strings attached to that.

'Israel's government is racist, we should attach strings to aid'

Biden signs spending bill to keep government operating

As in past years, the spending bill includes $3.3 billion in defense aid to Israel.

Biden signs spending bill to keep government operating

3.8 billion dollars for Israel

US congress approved the 2023 budget which includes $3.3 billion in defense aid for Israel and $225 million in aid for the Palestinians

3.8 billion dollars for Israel

Congress approves defense bill including Israel aid

Bipartisan defense measure authorizes $500 million for US-Israel missile defense cooperation in 2023. AIPAC welcomes its approval.

Congress approves defense bill including Israel aid

House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill for Iron Dome funding

The move comes a day after House Democrats removed the provision from a government spending bill following pushback from some progressives.

House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill for Iron Dome funding

House committee approves funding for Iron Dome

House Appropriations Committee approves Department of Defense funding bill for 2022, which includes aid to Israel.

House committee approves funding for Iron Dome

Israel's evolution into a Force-Multiplier for the USA

Unlike NATO, South Korea and Japan, Israel has extended the strategic arm of the US with no need for US military personnel. Op-ed.

Israel's evolution into a Force-Multiplier for the USA

Sanders leads resolution blocking weapons sales to Israel

Senator Bernie Sanders introduces resolution blocking a $735 million weapons sale to Israel.

Sanders leads resolution blocking weapons sales to Israel

J Street Israel: We are against reducing aid to Israel

Head of J Street Israel responds after Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders call to restrict US aid to Israel at J Street conference

J Street Israel: We are against reducing aid to Israel

Harris: Biden will not condition aid to Israel

Democratic VP nominee speaks to Jewish donors, says Biden administration would "sustain our unbreakable commitment to Israel’s security".

Harris: Biden will not condition aid to Israel

US Jewish leaders welcome passage of military aid to Israel

Conference of Presidents welcomes Senate approval of 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.

US Jewish leaders welcome passage of military aid to Israel

US defense bills include major pro-Israel provisions

Senate Bill Includes United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020.

US defense bills include major pro-Israel provisions

US senators introduce bill to provide $3.3 billion to Israel

The legislation, co-sponsored by Marco Rubio and Chris Coons, would codify 2016 Memorandum of Understanding into low.

US senators introduce bill to provide $3.3 billion to Israel

Should Israel do without US financial aid?

Should Israel do without US financial aid?

Ocasio-Cortez: Cutting aid to Israel should be ‘on the table’

NY congresswoman calls Netanyahu 'authoritarian, Trump-like figure', says US should weigh cutting aid over Netanyahu's annexation promise.

Ocasio-Cortez: Cutting aid to Israel should be ‘on the table’

US aid to Israel included in 2020 budget

Despite cuts elsewhere, US military aid for Israel included in 2020 fiscal plan sent by the White House to Congress.

US aid to Israel included in 2020 budget

Senate approves bill including anti-BDS measures, aid to Israel

Senate approves by 77-23 majority a bill that codifies defense assistance to Israel and provides legal cover to states that target BDS.

Senate approves bill including anti-BDS measures, aid to Israel

Senate advances aid to Israel, anti-BDS legislation

US Senate advances bill that codifies assistance for Israel and protects states that ban BDS and which was blocked by Democrats earlier.

Senate advances aid to Israel, anti-BDS legislation

Democrats block anti-BDS bill, citing shutdown

Senate Democrats block package of bills which included codifying Israel assistance and protection for states which fight BDS.

Democrats block anti-BDS bill, citing shutdown

Rubio reintroduces pro-Israel legislation

Florida Republican Senator reintroduces pro-Israel legislation that did not get passed in the last Congress.

Rubio reintroduces pro-Israel legislation

House supports $38 billion aid package for Israel

House of Representatives approves defense aid package for Israel negotiated in the final days of the Obama administration.

House supports $38 billion aid package for Israel

Trump signs defense bill including aid to Israel

Trump signs into law defense spending bill which codifies memorandum of understanding with Israel.

Trump signs defense bill including aid to Israel

Senate solidifies aid package for Israel

Senate approves measure that codifies $38 billion defense aid package for Israel into law.

Senate solidifies aid package for Israel

House bill would codify U.S.-Israel MOU into law

Bipartisan bill would codify into law a 2016 memorandum of understanding guaranteeing Israel $38 billion in defense assistance.

House bill would codify U.S.-Israel MOU into law

Senators call for an increase in military aid to Israel

Senators who just returned from trip to Israel call for increase in $38 billion the U.S. provides in military aid.

Senators call for an increase in military aid to Israel

State Department prioritizes funding for Jerusalem embassy

In budget proposal for 2019, State Department prioritizes funding for facility for embassy in Jerusalem.

State Department prioritizes funding for Jerusalem embassy

US withholds $65 million from UNRWA

US gives UNRWA $60 million, withholds rest of aid. 'Need to re-examine UNRWA operations and funding.'

US withholds $65 million from UNRWA

How Muslims view US aid to their countries

How Muslims view US aid to their countries

Sanders: I'd reconsider reducing aid to Israel

Senator Bernie Sanders opines U.S. not playing even role in Israel-PA conflict, says he would reduce Israel aid under certain circumstances.

Sanders: I'd reconsider reducing aid to Israel

House approves defense bill with missile aid for Israel

House of Representatives passes 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, including $705 million for missile defense cooperation.

House approves defense bill with missile aid for Israel

U.S. lawmakers approve more defense aid for Israel

AIPAC welcomes advancement of U.S.-Israel missile defense funding.

U.S. lawmakers approve more defense aid for Israel

Congress bill to ensure Israel's qualitative military edge

Bipartisan House bill would ensure that Israel has the tools to maintain its qualitative military edge.

Congress bill to ensure Israel's qualitative military edge

Congress rejects paying salaries to terrorists

New Senate funding bill includes security aid to Israel, as well as provision reducing aid to PA if it pays terrorists.

Congress rejects paying salaries to terrorists

Report: Trump to increase aid to PA

State Department documents indicate administration is cutting foreign aid across the world, but plans to increase aid to PA.

Report: Trump to increase aid to PA

Senate approves missile defense aid for Israel

Senate passes defense policy bill which includes more than $600 million for missile defense cooperation with Israel.

Senate approves missile defense aid for Israel