You are one to talk about power balancing coming from Turkey. Turkey has been embroiled in a fight with the Kurds of northern Iraq for years and has used its "Advanced Weapons" to slaughters the Kurds and violate Iraqi sovereignty on more occasions than can be counted. The U.S. has on numerous occasions asked Turkey to stop killing Kurds and to stop its incursions into Iraq but its still happening. How about some balance of power there.
Israeli official: Der Spiegel report is an attack on Merkel's ties with Netanyahu (Haaretz)
from the article: 'Bush sold Arab states arms in violation of deal with Israel'