A weaker Isarel will act more responsibly. A stronger one will act less responsibly. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 08.03.11 | 09:52 (IST)

    The US has given Israel billions of dollars and unquestioning backing for the last 20 years or so, turning it into the regional military superpower. There is no evidence this has made Israel more responsible and reasonable and interested in a fair peace. On the contrary, Israel today seems more paranoid and more extreme, less reasonable and less responsible. Rather than borrowing more billions from China to give Israel, the US should consider cutting off the 3 billion it already borrows to give Israel each year. THAT would be far more likely to make Israel reasonable and responsible.

    from the article: Israel may ask U.S. for $20 billion more in security aid, Barak says
    First published 09:12 08.03.11 | Last updated 12:01 08.03.11
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