Ex-Israeli General: US Aid Harms and Corrupts

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    Ex-Israeli General: US Aid Harms and Corrupts

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    TEL AVIV — As Israeli and US officials head into another, possibly final round of talks over a new 10-year military aid package, a general in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reserves told Defense News his country would be far better off – and the US-Israel partnership stronger over time – if Israel found a way to wean itself off of US largess.

    Insisting that US aid “harms and corrupts us,” Maj. Gen. (Res) Gershon Hacohen, a former head of IDF war colleges and commander of Israel’s Northern Corps, said the Israeli government should welcome gradual reductions, rather than increases, in US military grant aid.

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