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    • Natallie Durson
    • 04.10.10 | 22:58 (IST)

    (1) Why does America have to pay Israel to do things that are in Israels own interest? Isn't peace in Israels interest? (2) Doesn't all the money, weapons, and political support given gratis by America to Israel every year count for anything at all? Every time we turn around, America is giving things of value to Israel in exchange for nothing. We are giving weapons to Israel which are used to kill Arab civilians even while America is bribing Israel to make peace with those same Arabs. Wouldn't it be more consistent and wise for America to stop flooding Israel with weapons if America wants peace? Israel has its own weapons industry and sells weapons to the world at a profit. There is no shortage of weapons in Israel. Won't this huge surplusage of weapons affect how Israel approaches peace and foreign policy? America is the real problem for mideast peace.

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