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Billions in Taxpayer Money to Israel: How the NYT Hides Unsavory Facts from View

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Thanks to American taxpayers, Israel has been receiving $3.1 billion in direct military aid each year, and under a new agreement signed this week that amount is set to rise to $3.8 annually. This is a hefty package and major news, but The New York Times has been oddly reticent about it, running a story on page 6 of the print edition and without fanfare online.

This is not a new phenomenon at the Times. Over the past year, as the United States and Israel have negotiated a new 10-year memorandum of understanding concerning military aid, readers have seen few references to the topic, and even with the signing of a new agreement this week, the newspaper maintains its minimalist approach.

The article by Peter Baker and Julie Hirschfeld Davis gives few details of the deal, instead proving a great deal of space to the state of U.S.-Israeli relations. The…

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One thought on “Billions in Taxpayer Money to Israel: How the NYT Hides Unsavory Facts from View

  1. Israel has some of the best and cheapest–for Israelis–medical care in the world and Americans are looking at another huge increase, 50% or more, in Obama care premiums, but we always have money for Israel.
    Americans need to face the facts, the USA is nothing more than an Israeli colony and they’ll use us and abuse us until we self-destruct, then it will be on to another nation to leech off of, maybe Russia, since Vlad and Nutty seem to be BFF.

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