US $30bn "Aid" to Israel
by Sarah Meyer
Did anyone notice an interesting series of events between the US and Israel recently? Is this a coincidence? Is there a relationship between these stories?
On 1 August, Conoco Condi visited Israel.
Israel: Missile shield before West Bank pullout
08.08.07. NBC. Barak says Israel must have a missile defense system in place to protect it from Palestinian rocket fire before it could carry out a large scale pullback in the West Bank, an official said Wednesday.
MEANWHILE: a (HO HO) "INVESTMENT IN PEACE" (sic)
US and Israel in $30bn arms deal
16.08.07. BBC. Olmert has said the aid will preserve his country's military advantage over other countries in the Middle East. The new military aid package represents a 25% increase from present levels.
Haaretz writes there are U.S.: No strings attached to new defense package for Israel (17.08.07.)
Pull the other one?
Barak: Israel needs missile shield
28.08.07. AP - Guardian. Israel won't be able to carry out a major West Bank pullback for 2 years because it first needs a missile defense system in place to protect it against Palestinian rocket fire, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told a parliamentary committee Monday.
Related: US-NATO 'Missile Shield' Programme: Index Timeline Update
S. Meyer, Index Research. continually updated.
Palestinians whine about Israel’s missile shield
02.09.07. themidnightsun. Israel has decided to erect a missile shield. It’s about time and who would blame her for defending herself?
Sarah Meyer is a researcher living in the UK
The url to US $30bn 'Aid to Israel is: http://indexresearch.blogspot.com/2007/08/us-30bn-aid-to-israel.html
shorter url is: http://tinyurl.com/28mmwx
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Tags: US Aid, Israel, missile shield