Israel’s free ride on the F-35

Palestine Center Brief No. 301 (December 20, 2016)

By Mohamed Mohamed

“Trump’s comment coincided with the delivery of the first two out of 50 F-35 jets ordered by Israel, which is the first foreign country to receive them. Israel held a special event to celebrate, with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Lockheed Martin’s F-35 program head there to welcome the highly-anticipated arrival.”

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This article originally appeared in Mondoweiss.

Mohamed Mohamed is the Interim Executive Director and Finance and Grants Manager of the Palestine Center. 

The views in this brief are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Jerusalem Fund.