US House approves $1 billion for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ missile-defense system

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to give $1 billion to Israel for its Iron Dome missile-defense system, two days after objections from the most liberal Democrats forced leaders to remove it from a broader spending bill. The measure passed by 420 to 9 – eight no’s from Democrats and one from… Continue reading US House approves $1 billion for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ missile-defense system