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What does the U.S. get for its billions in aid to Israel?

What does the U.S. get for its billions in aid to Israel?

Regarding Richard C. Gross' recent commentary, it's unprecedented for an aid recipient to demand more of a donor rather than simply express gratitude for what is offered ("Israel aid deal delays potential for peace," Sept. 19).

To suggest that a U.S. president has to pay a price in order to repair relations with a country that is totally dependent on maintaining this country's good will is beyond belief.

I challenge you to think of even one thing which Israel has done to benefit the U.S. On the contrary, as Gen. David Petraeus once suggested, the U.S. would no doubt...

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