Israel Asks Trump To Withhold TOWs, Drones From Lebanese Military Aid

December 4, 2019

Breaking Defense:

TEL AVIV: Don’t give Lebanon weapons that can be used against us, Israel is asking Washington, adding a new wrinkle to the $105 million in Foreign Military Financing that had been withheld without notice by the Trump administration.

The Office of Management and Budget director failed to answer questions from the House Foreign Affairs Committee about why the Trump administration froze the aid. It may have come at the behest of Israeli sources, who media have reported have been lobbying the US to withhold the aid since summer.

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