Israelis now seem to think that war is only way to gain and in peace they lose but how long can Israel continue to afford the best military in ME? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bloodyscot
    • 22.10.10 | 13:27 (IST)

    Israel's economic development along with discounts on military equipment have allow Israel to build the strongest army in the ME. Turkey has 3.5 times the GDP of Israel and Saudi Arabia over 2 times but Israel's smaller population allows more spending on military. China may become a problem for Israel's economic in the next decade by under cutting prices and control over raw materials but Chinese banking could be the real threat to Israel in the long term.

    from the article: Who will recognize the Israeli nation?
    First published 02:41 22.10.10 | Last updated 02:41 22.10.10
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