|1.||Granting Israel an exception to the Arms Export Act to allow the Jewish state to use U.S. Foreign Military Sales grants for purchases from Israel's defense industries, and for supporting research and development of Israeli weapons, both in Israel and in the U.S.;|
|2.||Granting Israelis free access to top U.S. military technology and intelligence;|
|3.||Allowing Israeli contractors and manufacturers to compete with American firms, especially in NATO and Third World countries;|
|4.||Purchasing Israeli-made military equipment for use by the U.S. Armed Forces;|
|5.||Facilitating Israeli exports of military equipment to third parties;|
|6.||FMS Offsets: American contractors selling military equipment to Israel were asked to offset some of the costs by buying components or other materials from Israel;|
|7.||Including Israel in the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) research program;|
|8.||Granting Israel a "major non-Nato" ally status;|
|9.||Providing financial aid to enable Israel to launch its own foreign aid program in the Third World, and fund joint research projects between Israeli scientists and scientists from those countries;|
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Publication information: Book title: The Politics of Foreign Aid:U.S. Foreign Assistance and Aid to Israel. Contributors: Mohamed Rabie - Author. Publisher: Praeger. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1988. Page number: 95.
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