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Debate: Should the U.S. Halt Military Aid to Israel?

  • Room 803, Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South New York, NY, 10012 United States (map)

The Review and Debates at NYU debated the question: Should the United States End Military Aid to Israel? Our guest speaker was James Kirchick, a correspondent at The Daily Beast who has reported from the Middle East, Central Asia, Northern and Southern Africa, and Europe as a foreign correspondent. He is a fellow at the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, D.C., and writes widely on current events. Mr. Kirchick's latest book, "The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age" was published by Yale University Press in March 2017. He was supported by Zach Eckstein (Senior, CAS). The Opposition was led by Em King (Senior, CAS) and supported by Krishna Kulkarni (Senior, CAS). 

Resolution: Resolved that the United States should halt all military aid to Israel.

Results:

Before: For the Resolution: 56.1%
Before: Against the Resolution: 43.9%

After: For the Resolution: 53.6%
After: Against the Resolution: 46.4%