Getty Images President Joe Biden is facing questions from some in his Democratic party about the amount of aid the US sends to Israel. Senator Bernie Sanders has said the US must take a “hard look” at how the money is spent. So what does Israel get and what is it used for? How much aid does the US give? In 2020, the US gave $3.8bn (£2.7bn) in aid to Israel – part of a long-term, yearly commitment made under the Obama administration. Almost all the aid given last year was for military assistance, according to the Congressional Research Service (CRS). The agreement, signed by former president Barack Obama in 2016, is due to run until 2028, meaning Israel will receive a total sum of around $38bn (£26.8bn) in military aid. This is an increase on the deal former president George W Bush made with Israel, which was worth […]