"Only Diamonds Are "Forever" - Your Dutch Uncle And then only if you don't hock them for money to blow on a good time, or a bad war. The major danger to Israel I see from the US is that the current regime here has been so reckless in it's fiscal irresponsibility; and so irresponsible in it's foreign policy; that the consequences for the US will be protracted and debilitating. The systematic destruction of US industry, the constant hemorrhaging of US capital, and the drastic cuts in funding for basic research can only have a very negative impact over the next generation or two. At some point US funding for Israel is bound to be redirected to meet the needs of a seriously weakened US economy.
Fire breaks out in Devira Forest, north of Be'er Sheva; four firefighting crews on scene (Haaretz)
from the article: Is America a strategic liability?