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In most cases, Israel killed these Palestinian civilians with U.S. weapons provided to Israel at U.S.taxpayer expense. Israel also used U.S. weapons to injure thousands more innocent Palestinian civilians, destroy billions of dollars of Palestinian civilian infrastructure, blockade the Gaza Strip, and build illegal settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to enforce its illegal 43-year military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip.
Learn more below about how U.S. military aid is misused by Israel to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians and prevent the establishment of a just and lasting peace between Palestinians and Israelis.
Watch a Capitol Hill Briefing: "Armed and Dangerous: Weapons Transfers to Israel during the Bush Administration"
Representative Dennis Kucinich; Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation; and Amr Shurrab, a young Palestinian from the Gaza Strip whose two brothers were killed by Israeli soldiers in January 2009 discuss the effects of U.S. military aid to Israel on Palestinian civilians.
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Download a PowerPoint Presentation of "Armed and Dangerous: Weapons Transfers to Israel during the Bush Administration"
Download a PowerPoint presentation with detailed statistics and charts showing how Israel misuses U.S. military aid to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians by clicking here.
Download Fact Sheets about U.S. Military Aid to Israel
Download a fact sheet on U.S. military aid to Israel--"U.S. Military Aid to Israel: Illegal and Immoral"--by clicking here.
Download a fact sheet on Israel's misuse of U.S. weapons in the Gaza Strip--"Palestinians in Gaza: Besieged & Attacked with U.S. Weapons"--by clicking here.
Watch Testimony on Military Aid to Israel from the Chicago Hearing
In April 2010, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)--Chicago, held a path-breaking mock Congressional hearing entitled "Does U.S. Policy on Israel and Palestine Uphold Our Values?" Testimony included first-hand and expert accounts of the effects of U.S. military aid to Israel. Learn more about the Chicago Hearing.
Listen to a WS Radio Program about U.S. Military Aid to Israel
Listen to Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, discuss U.S. military aid to Israel on the "CNI: Jerusalem Calling" WS Radio program below: