The Biggest Israel Aid Deal in History Will Bolster Occupation and the U.S. Defense Industry – In These Times

U.S. “military assistance,” more accurately understood as a circular flow through which U.S. weapons firms profit off the colonization of Palestinian land and Israeli destabilization of the surrounding states, is a long-term structuring element of the U.S.-Israel “special relationship.”Large U.S. military loans started arriving in Israel in 1971, as the Nixon administration rejected plans for a so-called peaceful settlement of the Palestine question and went the path of aiding Israel’s decision to armor itself for perpetual war, the reward to the Israeli military elite for their hammering of Egypt and Syria in the 1967 war.In November 1971, the Nixon administration signed a quiet Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israel to build up its domestic industrial-arms sector through technical and manufacturing assistance. As the New York Times characterized White House thinking,

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