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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Hamas is able to fire missiles into Israel because Tehran provided weapons technology to the militant group to defend itself against Israeli attacks, a senior Iranian official said Monday.
Officials from Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards have said in the past that Fajr-5 missiles are part of Hamas' Gaza Strip arsenal, whose technology has been supplied by Iran and produced locally without needing direct shipment.
originally posted by: TinkerHaus
Meanwhile the US promised 30 billion in aid over 10 years to Israel.. All used for weaponry.
God forbid Hamas/Gaza have even a slim chance at defending themselves.
originally posted by: Swills
a reply to: threeeyesopen
Iran has always been Israel's boogeyman/target.
originally posted by: MrCynic
a reply to: TinkerHaus
The US would have one hell of a problem with violating peace accords that have stood for 30 years with both Israel and Egypt if it just decided to withdraw those payments. Every year for over 30 years both nations get their checks and all they have to do to keep getting them is not kill each other.
It's worked so far. I'd rather not see Israel and Egypt in a war to the death again. I call the payments the best bargain going if that end result is avoided even a small degree by the blood money paid to insure it.
Right now, Egypt hates Hamas and is as hard toward seeing them eliminated to the last man as Israel, so they are on the same page this week. Who knows about next week over there. This is hardly the moment to take successful peace accords and shred them among every other agreement already failing under Americas stunning foreign policy expertise.
All I see these rockets doing is giving Israel the excuse it needs to bomb the hell out of Gaza.