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Originally posted by MikeboydUS
Meanwhile the US continues to move its pawns on the global chess board.
MOSCOW—Russian arms sales are set to reach a new post-Soviet record this year, a top official said Tuesday.
Russia's weapons exports will exceed $8 billion this year, Russian news agencies quoted Mikhail Dmitriyev, head of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, as saying.
Arms sales have grown at a quick pace, reaching a post-Soviet record of $7.5 billion last year and on track to surpass that for 2008.
China's missile-related imports and assistance from Israel have been a subject of particular concern in the United States because of worries that Israel may be providing China with "back door" access to controlled, sensitive US technology. For example, in the early 1990s, reports surfaced that Israel had secretly transferred information on the US Patriot missile system to China, in violation of Israel's promise to the United States not to transfer the Patriot technology to any third country. Although both China and Israel denied the allegations, US government sources concluded that it was almost certain that a transfer of technology (though not physical equipment) had taken place.
China is reportedly using the Patriot technology to improve its surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems and to develop countermeasures against the Patriot for its ballistic and cruise missiles; reports also indicated that China intended to sell these SAMs and enhanced missiles to other countries, possibly including Iran. Reports suggested various Israeli motives for the transfer: some suggested that Israel had traded Patriot information for information on China's missiles; others asserted that Israel's transfer of Patriot technology was intended to encourage China to curtail its sales of ballistic missiles to countries in the Middle East such as Syria and Iran.
Once again Israel denies wrongdoing, or faced with incontrovertible evidence (in this case one of the spies has reportedly cooperated with the FBI) dismisses the spying with the claim that such spying is harmless, because Israel and the United States are such good friends.
Well, let us take a closer look at that idea of “harmless espionage” by recalling Israel’s most famous failed spy, Jonathan Pollard.
Originally posted by SharkBait
Because they've been preached to what the Bible says about helping Israel. For those that help you will be blessed those that hate you will receive Gods "Punishment" don;t have the exact wording.
Originally posted by kingoftheworld
No its because america is run by jews. Now before you write this off as anti-sematic think about it. If you believe that the fed owns america look at who the fed is. The fed is comprised of jews. Ergo we support israel at all times.
Originally posted by crmanager
Oh my, my, my.
Does anyone one this site read anything beyond conspiracy sites?
The ONLY true Democracy in the Middle East is Israel. One person, one vote. Other are coming...slowly (Lebannon, Iraq, Afghanistan.)
The ONLY country in the Middle East that desire to support the sames aims as the U.S. is Israel.
Originally posted by Grumble
Because of all the Jews here. There are more Jews in the U.S. than there are in Israel. And the Jews in the U.S. are in general wealthy and politically influential.