UPDATE: Iron Dome plus-up would bust agreed cap on Israeli missile defense spending for third time in last six years

By Jason Sherman / September 21, 2021 at 1:40 PM
(Editor’s Note: The story was updated at 2:20pm to note Iron Dome funding was pulled from the House spending bill.) The Biden administration’s gambit to provide an additional $1 billion in fiscal year 2022 funds for Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system would, if enacted, mark the third time in six years missile defense funding for Israel has exceeded the $500 million annual cap Israel and the United States agreed to in 2016. House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro...

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