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Thirty Billion Defence Deal Signed With Israel

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posted on Aug, 16 2007 @ 08:44 AM
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Thirty Billion Defence Deal Signed With Israel


www.reuters.com

The United States sealed a deal on Thursday to provide Israel with $30 billion in defense grants over the next decade, a 25 percent boost that Washington describes as strengthening a bulwark against Iran.

At a signing ceremony in Jerusalem, U.S. Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns said the United States would help Israel maintain a military advantage over foes ranging from Iran and Syria to their proxies in Lebanon and Palestinian territories.
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posted on Aug, 16 2007 @ 08:44 AM
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I know this wont sit well with a lot of people. But as to what it all might mean. The thirty billion is over ten years. That will mean about three billion a year. It says it is to help counter the threats from Iran. In what form it will come in will be interesting to be seen.

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posted on Aug, 16 2007 @ 08:50 AM
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so thats 40 billion in weapons to the Arabs

and now 30Billion dollors to the Israelis (but in reality its a sneaky way of getting the money to the arms infustry in the US, Goverment gives Israel US tax money, Israel in kind return the money and get the weapons. why not just give them the toys?

and with Israels econemy cant they afford their own stuff or are they use to handouts?

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i wish i had investments in Boeing and other weapons and so on companies
their stock must be increasing at the sound of this news

[edit on 16-8-2007 by bodrul]



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