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  • Paul: cuts to Israel assistance would not be ‘immediate, dramatic’

    January 17, 2013 | 9:40 am

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he does not favor immediate cuts to defense assistance to Israel and favors intelligence and development cooperation, but he believes that Israel would ultimately benefit from economic independence from the United States.

    Paul, in a conference call...

  • Livni turned away from Iron Dome battery by military

    January 2, 2013 | 9:28 am

    Tzipi Livni was turned away from an Iron Dome anti-missile battery where she had planned to hold a campaign photo opportunity.

    Livni, head of the new center-left party Hatnua, and Amir Peretz, who is second on her party list, were prevented from holding a photo op at the Ashkelon...

  • Congress wants to increase allocations to Israeli missile programs

    December 12, 2012 | 2:05 pm

    Congress wants to at least double the Obama administration's funding request for anti-missile cooperation with Israel.

    Obama asked Congress for $99.9 million in 2013 for "Israel co-operative programs," which include programs like the long-range Arrow anti-missile system and the...

  • House subcommittee set to OK $1 billion for Israel anti-missile programs

    May 7, 2012 | 3:37 pm

    The U.S. House of Representatives defense appropriations subcommittee is set to approve nearly $1 billion for Israeli and joint Israeli-U.S. missile defense programs.

    “This funding level is the highest ever appropriated in a single year for these life-saving programs,” Rep. Steve...

  • Delay of U.S.-Israel anti-missile exercise fuels speculation

    January 17, 2012 | 2:15 pm

    The decision by Israel and the United States to delay a massive joint anti-missile exercise set off a frenzy of speculation as to what the move says about relations between the two allies amid mounting tensions with Iran.

    U.S. and Israeli officials confirmed to JTA over the weekend...