Of course, if it were all about economics then the USA would spend that $3billion on weapons for the US Army. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 12.12.12 | 00:54 (IST)

    That way (a) the US economy gets a $3billion boost, and (b) the US Armed Forces gets $3billion worth of goods. Because as it is now the USA govt *pays* Israel $3billion to buy those goods, which are then never seen again i.e. $billion worth of goods are syphoned off and "lost" to America each and every year.

    from the article: U.S. to sell Israel munitions to renew stock after Operation Pillar of Defense
    First published 11:21 11.12.12 | Last updated 11:21 11.12.12
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