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Azerbaijan Purchases Iron Dome System from Israel

On December 17, Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Minister Yaver Jamalov confirmed that his country will purchase the Iron Dome defense system as part of a $4.8 billion deal with Israel. Azerbaijan will be one of the first countries to acquire the system, which is designed to intercept short-range rockets and artillery. It is unknown how many...

Israel, U.S. Sign Record Military Assistance Agreement

In an agreement signed on September 14, 2016, the United States pledged to provide Israel with $38 billion in military assistance over the next decade. This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which replaces one expiring in FY2018, is the largest single pledge of military assistance in U.S. history. The agreement allocates $5 billion over the 10-year...

The Dirty Secret of US-Israel Missile Defense Cooperation

We need a way to fund Israel’s missile defenses without undercutting our own. This weekend, the acting head of Israel’s National Security Council will visit Washington, reportedly to conclude a new multi-year aid package. Replacing an arrangement set to expire in 2018, the deal is expected to include hundreds of millions of dollars for Israeli...