The Israeli economy subsists on gifts from America and America's friends - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 15.03.12 | 18:52 (IST)

    Intel, Boeing, and other high tech American firms throw business to Israel in exchange for political considerations at home. America steers allies such as Turkey and others to buy drones and other high tech items from Israel. Israel's economy is entirely artificial and would not be much different from that of lebanon or Jordan if not for the efforts of America. It is not a good idea for Israel to take this gift economy and use parts of it to punish their enemies at the expense of Israel's benefactors. These spoiled, arrogant, and greedy Israelis think they can continue to do whatever they like and always be sheltered from the consequences.

    from the article: Strained ties with Turkey hurt Israeli defense contract with U.S. firm
    First published 17:55 15.03.12 | Last updated 17:55 15.03.12
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