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Wed Nov 4, 2015, 11:02 PM

 

Israel orders aircraft carrier as part of US military aid package

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/americas/22086-israel-orders-aircraft-carrier-as-part-of-us-military-aid-package

Israel has provided the United States with a list of weapons that it would like to have available as part of the US aid package, Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth revealed yesterday.

According to the newspaper the list included a modern aircraft carrier and a squadron of F-15 aircrafts as well as material assistance to support Israel’s anti-ballistic missile system, Arrow 3.

According to the newspaper Israeli officials have asked for these weapons during closed-door meetings with US officials attended by Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon and US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter in Washington.

The list of arms exceeded the maximum assistance provided by the United States each year, amounting to nearly $3 billion, therefore it has been referred to US President Barack Obama before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the White House scheduled for next week, the paper reported.


Belligerent Israel needs none of these advanced weapons of war.

What Israel needs is few lessons in human rights.

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Original post)

Thu Nov 5, 2015, 01:00 AM

1. Netanyahu wants to bomb Iran, and he needs Uncle Sam to provide him with the means to do so. n/t

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Thu Nov 5, 2015, 01:02 AM

2. Interesting

What is Israel planning to do with an aircraft carrier? Aircraft carriers are for projecting military power far and wide. Is Israel planning to invade some far off land somewhere?

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