#39--Why does the U.S. need Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • marat
    • 08.03.10 | 03:54 (IST)

    Your post is a very superficial one. Islamic attacks on the U.S. would not diminish a SINGLE BIT if Israel never existed! There are another 15 or so nations in the world who are under attack by Muslim terrorists today, did you forget this "small" fact?? Moreover, most "aid" to Israel comes in the form of the U.S. cosigning for Israeli loans (the Israeli economy is quite vibrant) and in JOINT Defense Dept. projects between the two nations. The U.S. buys LOADS of Israeli defense/security products, developed BY ISRAEL. It also purchases major solar power systems, a field that Israel has expertise in. Virtually every major U.S. IT company has a branch plant in Israel for the simple reason that Israelis have some of the most talented computer scientists in the world. Send Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google a note and he'll tell you why Google needs and depends on Israel talent!

    from the article: Secret Israeli report: U.S. cozying up to Palestinians
    First published 01:33 07.03.10 | Last updated 21:25 07.03.10
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