The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which oversees major arms sales, said the deal is vital to U.S. national security interests to assist Israel as it develops and maintains "a strong and ready self-defense capability."
Whatever Israel wants, Israel gets... So, Israel will get America's most sophificated jet fighter on Monday morning and sell it to China and North Korea by Tuesday afternoon. But, Israel is America's "closest Middle East ally." With "allies" like Israel, who need ememies?