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    • Phil
    • 17.03.10 | 17:07 (IST)

    The Israelis seem to forget that they are a client state, having received $114 Billion from the US gov't. Those F-15s and F-16s which guard Israeli skies, where do you think they come from? Bibi needs to be reminded that he is not an equal partner in this relationship. We get nothing for our continued financial and military support of Israel but hatred from the Arab world and thumbs in our eye from the Israeli government. If Israelis want to continue receiving US tax-payer largess, I suggest they treat the US administration with a little more respect, and understand that they are A CLIENT STATE. Start acting like one or the US will turn off the money and weapons spigot.

    from the article: It's too bad Netanyahu and Obama didn't stop and think first
    First published 04:00 17.03.10 | Last updated 14:44 17.03.10
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