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Merry Christmas Israel! Here’s a $600 million Xmas bonus!
28 Dec 2005
While cutting back on social programs that help U.S. citizens, Uncle Sam is not a total Scrooge this holiday season. In addition to gifts for the super rich of the good 'ole USA, Israel is also receiving a Xmas bonus.
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Israel's giant stocking is hung up on the White House fireplace 365 days a year (plus that extra leap year day). And our Uncle needs to make sure that it is continually stuffed with cash and military hardware - courtesy of our hard-earned tax dollars and sold-out Congress.


U.S. Congress approves transfer of $600 million in aid to Israel

The United States Congress, approved Friday, the transfer of $600 million in aid to Israel, according to media reports.

The reports state that the money is to be used to fund joint security projects between Israel and the U.S.

Of the $600 million, $133 million will be used to develop the Arrow missile program, a collaborative project between Israel Aircraft Industries and Boeing.

Some $10 million will be invested in developing a missile capable of intercepting short-range missiles.

Israel carried out a successful test of its Arrow anti-missile system earlier this month, which Defense Ministry officials called a response to the increasing threat of ballistic missiles in the region.

The test launch came as a Russian newspaper reported that Iran has signed a deal to buy Russian tactical surface-to-air missile systems. The reports comes one day after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon warned of the dangers of a nuclear Iran.

 http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/661833.html


The playing field is being set up for nuclear war. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everybody!

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