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    • zionist forever
    • 08.03.11 | 14:38 (IST)

    Barak is Israel's defense minister not Americas and his job as an Israeli government minister is to put Israel's interests first. He wasn't elected to worry about whats best for America and ALL countries in the world put themselves before anybody else to an individual it may seem unfair but governments are elected to put their own countries first even at the expense of others. There is no such things as friends in international politics. Friends, allies etc they are words for the public but the reality is nobody has friends and we all use each other for what we can get. Before the US got involved Wilson talked alot about how they must help America's allies that didn't stop him from allowing US arms manufacturers selling weapons to both sides .. what happened to supporting allies if your selling the same guns to the Germans as you are to the British & French? That war was good for America so Wilson smiled called the French & British America's friends but decided to make America rich by selling to the enemy as well. Barak smiles and he tries to milk the US for everything he can get ... politics is like a game and we all play by the same rules we just don't tell the public how it works.

    from the article: Israel may ask U.S. for $20 billion more in security aid, Barak says
    First published 09:12 08.03.11 | Last updated 12:01 08.03.11
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