What exactly are these important ties U.S. has with Israel? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Average American
    • 21.03.13 | 16:26 (IST)

    What are these ties? It's not religion - Judaism considers Christians idolators. It's not coordinated foreign policy - Israel ignores anyone else's policy and is an embarrassment to the U.S. It's not regional security - Israel has enough atomic bombs for that, and Iran is not gong to strike Israel and neither did Iraq. It's not the United Nations - Israel ignores UN resolutions. It's not exports - we're not getting fresh fruit from Israel. So what are these deep vastly important ties?

    from the article: Obama reassures Israel, while taking a step back from the Middle East
    First published 05:06 21.03.13 | Last updated 05:06 21.03.13
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