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WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is once again considering offering Israel the Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) anti-ballistic missile system instead of helping Israel finance most of the development of the Arrow-3 system, Ynet has learned. Congress is expected to discuss the matter shortly. Israel has rejected a similar offer in the past.
Firstly, why would the US fund a missile program that has no relevance to homeland security?
Secondly, Israel prefers the defense jobs to be in Israel rather than in the US, what should Americans think of this? Especially with the current unemployment rate.
The US is so much tied to Israel's apron strings
Another reason is that the Arrow missiles have already been successfully tested as an anti-ballistic missile system and would better serve Israel's defense needs.
Firstly, why would the US fund a missile program that has no relevance to homeland security? After all, the US has no plans of using this system. Now I know this is a rhetoric question as the Israeli lobby is the reason for the US to fund this program greatly.