Home Blog Blog Uncategorized Sen. Graham says Israel will Request $1 Billion From US to Replenish Iron Dome

Sen. Graham says Israel will Request $1 Billion From US to Replenish Iron Dome

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said that Israel will request $1 billion from the United States to replenish its Iron Dome missile defense system following the 11-day conflict between the Jewish state and Hamas terrorist group. Graham, who met with top Israeli officials this week, made the announcement during a press conference in Jerusalem on Tuesday. During his visit, he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz. “There will be a $1 billion request coming to the Pentagon this week from the defense minister to replenish the Iron Dome and a few other things, to upgrade the system,” Graham, who sits on the Senate Appropriations Committee, said at the press conference. “This was the largest sustained assault in maybe history and the Iron Dome performed incredibly well saving thousands of Israeli lives and tens of thousands of Palestinian lives. So I would imagine that the administration would …

Add a comment