The Countries Set To Receive The Most U.S. Foreign Aid In 2016 [Infographic]

HUB TELEGRAM: Every year, the United States supports over one hundred foreign governments with billions of dollars worth of aid funding.According to the U.S. government, this is done to support global peace, security, and development efforts, and to provide humanitarian relief during times of crisis. Considered vital to U.S. national security, this funding is also allocated for strategic, economic and moral reasons.

Planned foreign assistance funding around the world this year stands at $37.9 billion and the majority of it will find its way to governments in the Middle East. Israel is in line to receive the most aid by far, some $3.1 billion primarily in support of peace and security. Afghanistan will receive $1.5 billion in support of security and rebuilding projects while Egypt will receive $1.46 billion.

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