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Israel May Ask U.S. For $20 Billion More Protection Money - http://www.haaretz.com/news/international/israel-may-ask-u-s-for-20-billion-more-in-security-aid-barak-says-1.347866 Israel may request [ Surely that is demand - Editor ] an addition $20 billion in military aid from the United States in light of the unrest sweeping the Arab world, Defence Minister Ehud Barak told The Wall Street Journal in an interview published Monday............ While Israel did not face an immediate threat to its security, Barak told the WSJ, "The issue of qualitative military aid for Israel becomes more essential for us, and I believe also more essential for you [the U.S.]. "It might be wise to invest another $20 billion to upgrade the security of Israel for the next generation or so," he said, adding: "A strong, responsible Israel can become a stabilizer in such a turbulent region."