Congress Calls for Full Funding of U.S.-Israel Missile Defense Programs

An Iron Dome air defense system in Ashkalon attempts to intercept a rocket fired from Gaza Strip / AP

A bipartisan coalition of 30 senators is calling on top appropriators to fully fund several joint U.S.-Israeli missile defense systems that help protect the Jewish state from terrorist rocket attacks, according to a letter sent by the lawmakers to the Senate’s Appropriations Defense Subcommittee and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.