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Israel, US Agree on $38B Military Aid Package

Israel, US Agree on $38B Military Aid Package

Today’s Top Stories 1. After months of negotiations, Israel and the US agreed on a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) governing the next decade of US military aid to Israel. Reuters reports the 10-year package is worth $38 billion, “representing the biggest pledge of US military assistance ever made to any country.” Haaretz adds that Israel’s


IDF Uncovers Terror Tunnel Leading Into Israel

Today’s Top Stories 1. IDF engineers uncovered an attack tunnel stretching into Israel. The army said it’s not clear yet if the tunnel was dug before or after the 2014 Gaza conflict. YNet reports that no exit shafts have been found yet, and that engineers are working to determine the tunnel’s entire path. Later in

Media Cheat Sheet 10/24/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Gilad Shalit • Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin writes an open letter to Israel explaining her interview with Gilad Shalit. I think it’s hooey. Here’s how the interview looked to me: A reporter who who rarely goes on air without some makeup and a bite to