Israel's lonely quest for cash

March 1992
U.S. News & World Report;3/30/92, Vol. 112 Issue 12, p13
Reports that Israel may eventually find the cash it needs to house and employ hundreds of thousands of immigrants from what used to be the Soviet Union, but the money won't come with President George Bush's help--at least any time soon. Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir wanted $10 billion in loan guarantees from the United States; Bush last week offered only $300 million in backing; Israel's credit rating is excellent.


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