The US understands today, if not before, that Saudi Arabia most be armed to the teeth in order for the oil to flow cheaply to the west. As leaders of the Sunni Arabs the Shiite factor plays in as well. Israel is feeling the pressure to make peace from Washington, time, that elusive traveller,isn't on the Israeli side anymore. So then what is all the foot dragging all about? It isn't even in Israel's interest anymore not to jump on the peace train.Israel should push for peace before that push comes to shoves. The "Second Lebanese War", as the slaughter is called, should have tough it a lesson or two...or even three or four. Get out of the occupied territories and pay fore all your evils, not a day to soon.
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from the article: Gates says Washington to sell smart bombs to Saudi Arabia