Steven Aftergood: US Aid to Israel $124.3 Billion — to Palestine $5 Billion

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Steven Aftergood
Steven Aftergood

US Foreign Aid to Israel (Congressional Research Service, 10 June 2015)

Israel is the largest cumulative recipient of U.S. foreign assistance since World War II. To date, the United States has provided Israel $124.3 billion(current, or non-inflation-adjusted, dollars) in bilateral assistance.

US Foreign Aid to the Palestinians (Congressional Research Service, 18 March 2016)

Since the establishment of limited Palestinian self-rule in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the mid-1990s, the U.S. government has committed more than $5 billion in bilateral economic and non-lethal security assistance to the Palestinians, who are among the world’s largest per capita recipients of international foreign aid.