Biden Admin Agrees to Ship 500-Pound Bombs to Israel

The United States has freed up the previously delayed 500-pound bombs the Biden administration had denied Israel the past two months, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

The bombs were initially delayed in an effort to reduce civilian casualties, but on Wednesday a U.S. official said the weapons “are in the process of being shipped.” Heavier 2,000 pound bombs are still on hold according to the official.

In June, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted a video where he called out the Biden administration for withholding weapons shipments from Israel. Secretary of State Antony Blinken dismissed Netanyahu’s charges and said, “Everything is moving as it normally would.”

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