Dutch # 147 There Is No Lack of Support for Israel in the U.S. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jeff Northridge
    • 10.11.05 | 23:43 (IST)

    Howdy Dutch; Although there is a disagreement between the U.S. and Israel over settlement expansion, it isn't such a big deal as you make out. Allies often disagree with each other over small matters. However, the vast majority of Americans recognize Israel as a democracy with a successful capitalistic economy, our stauncist ally in the Middle East, and a partner in the War on Terror. These alone trump trivial differences. Most of the U.S. aid to Israel must be spent in the U.S. for advanced military equipment and keeps thousands of American defense-industry workers employed. So, how's your boycott of Israel going? How many have you signed up so far?

    from the article: Don't count on America
    First published 00:00 10.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 10.11.05
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