US war, libertarianism, FoRK, and voices in opposition

Owen J Byrne
Mon, 29 Apr 2002 13:10:47 -0300

> Arab countries collectively receive the same order of aid as Israel.
Egypt receives the same order of aid as Israel. The rest of the
countries in the Middle East receive next to the nothing. I don't
think that's quite the same thing, especially since although it may be of
the same "order", its significantly less.

According to, 
in 1997 the Palestinean Authority received $ 67 million in "Economic
Assistance" from the US, Israel $1.2 billion.

The other problem is that Israel is much much wealthier than the
surrounding countries:
"This despite that fact that Indeed, Israel's GNP is higher than the
combined GNP of Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the West Bank and