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Some of Israel's Top Defenders Say It's Time to End U.S. Aid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a cabinet meeting at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a cabinet meeting at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 18, 2014. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers.(AP Photo/Oded Balilty, Pool)

Israel’s economy is booming. So why is the United States still giving it $3.1 billion a year? That’s the question on the minds of some of Israel’s biggest supporters in Washington.

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