- Feb 6, 2010
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Remarks to the Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) By US Ambassador Daniel B. Shapirothe test of every policy the Administration develops in the Middle East is whether it is consistent with the goal of ensuring Israel’s future as a secure, Jewish, democratic state. That is a commitment that runs as a common thread through our entire government,
"Israel will receive over $3 billion in U.S. funding for training and equipment in the coming fiscal year. This assistance allows Israel to purchase the sophisticated defense equipment it needs to protect itself, by itself, including the world's most advanced fighter aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Our assistance has also helped boost Israel's domestic defense industry."