Sorry to say it, but Israel is run by amateurs who use their American connection to fill the gaps and provide political, financial, and military support and cover. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 15.01.12 | 04:30 (IST)

    Israelis often boast about their contribution to science and high tech, but they overstate their contribution be a large margin. When pressed for specifics, they go off on a tangent and change the subject. Nations that are preoccupied with religious tyranny, sexism and racism do not do so well with high tech. Of course, in Israel's case they have an advantage. America gives them much high tech, and access to more. America also provides billions for R&D in Israel and makes direct investments in Israeli companies. In spite of being propped up like this, we see Israel dragging their behinds on the nuclear issue.

    from the article: Israel flunks nuclear safety test, but ranks above Iran and North Korea
    First published 03:31 15.01.12 | Last updated 03:31 15.01.12
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