US military assistance to Turkey (2001-2018). Funding disbursed, in current dollars, by US Departments of Defense, Navy and Air Force for military assistance to Turkey. Total amount disbursed is $262,830,999. DATASOURCE: USAID. WIDGET: factgraphs.org
But that was exactly the point of this deal: a lot of publicity for the deal-makers, but not much substance to the deal. In fact, this “breakthrough” is mostly a PR boost for the three leaders involved: President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mohamed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi. Meanwhile, the costs will be borne by the one party not involved in the arrangement, the Palestinians.
US funding for civilian peacemaking activities in Russia (2002-2019). Funding disbursed, in current dollars, by USAID and the US State Department, to support civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution in Russia. DATASOURCE: USAID. WIDGET: factgraphs.org