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Thursday, January 3, 2013 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Pakistan's intelligence agency has supported Al Qaeda, Iran, and Lashkar-e-Taiba—the terrorists who attacked Mumbai in 2008, killing six at Chabad.  But the U.S. still treats it as an ally.
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Helping Out Uncle Sam Amotz Asa-El, Middle Israel. American aid to Israel began when military spending accounted for half of Israel's budget.  Now Israel can afford to give it up—and it would be diplomatically desirable to do so.
The Use and Misuse of American Influence Shoshana Bryen, Gatestone Institute. "It is a specifically American conceit that people in other countries and other societies want our social and governmental blueprint as well as our money, medicine, and weapons."
Bankrolling Our Enemies Walter Russell Mead, Via Meadia. Without U.S. foreign aid, Egypt would collapse.  But Morsi, like Mubarak before him, will use that prospect to ensure that there are no conditions on how he spends the money.
The World Bank vs. the West Bank Michael Curtis, Gatestone Institute. A new report on the Palestinian economy shows that growth has been driven by foreign aid and belies a sharp contraction in the private sector that began with the Second Intifada.