Does Japan "aid" the US by letting up buy cars they produce? Does the US "aid" the world by selling them ipods? The Jews of the mandate purchased arms before the Shoah and would almost certainly have been able to purchase them in their absence. Consider for a moment: how many groups with hard currency have ever wanted for someone to sell them guns? As for wild assumptions, the world over in the post colonial period, pretty much every defacto state received dejre recognition. The "wild assumption" is to assume that the Jewish state would have been the exception to this near universal rule. Again, no shoah, 3-4 million self governing Jews living between the Jordan and the Sea -- pretty hard to imagine how that goes "unrecognized."
World Jewish Congress: Nazi train treasures must go to rightful owners (Reuters)
from the article: It's wrong to suggest Israel was direct result of Holocaust