First they stick it to the US generally and Barack Obama specifically on the matter of the settlements, and now they want $20 billion from the US. Note that the source of this report, “Ynet,” is an Israeli news outlet.
Defense Minister sees no immediate threat in Egypt but fears repercussions of Mideast unrest. In Wall Street Journal interview, he says military upgrade can turn Israel into regional stabilizer
Ynet, 8 March 201103.08.11, 10:15
Defense Minister Barak said Israel might request an additional $20 billion in military assistance from the United States in order to prepare for possible threats, given the recent unrest in the Middle East.