Reason for poverty: need for defense - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Maurice
    • 20.01.10 | 05:59 (IST)

    Israel spend billions every year on defense. This is needed for its survival. If Israel did not need to spend so much on defense it could spend a lot more on various social and economic programs thus becoming as rich as any other OECD country. May peace arrive soon to Israel and its neighbours!

    from the article: Israel set to become OECD's poorest member
    First published 02:17 20.01.10 | Last updated 15:58 20.01.10
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