Oh my word! Captialists are still at it! "The Americans justified the arms sales with the need to bolster these countries against the perceived threat posed by Iran." When will the Israelis learn? Sale of arms has nothing to do with loyaty to a foreign government! It is simply a matter of business! One of the preferred methods is to sell arms to both sides in a potential conflict. The excuse is to maintain a balance of power. The real reason is to make money, a process at which the Republicans are particularly adept. Would you shut down a 90 year old industry just to be nice to someone? The government may make all kinds of promises; but one way or another, the businesses will sell their product. Do you get it now?
Russia says kills six suspected militants in North Caucasus (Reuters)
from the article: 'Bush sold Arab states arms in violation of deal with Israel'