Obama seeks $205 million for Israel rocket shield

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blathers wrote:

No!! Israel should not receive another penny from US! As a former fervent supporter of Obama, I must say that he is beginning to lose my support. First he raises the stakes in Afghanistan, where we should not be fighting in the first place. Now he wants to commit further funds to Israel, whose crimes against the Arab world have sucked US into permanent warfare.

May 13, 2010 6:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ljgordon12 wrote:

Relax. This technology will neutralize terrorist threats everywhere. BTW, please invest some time studying modern ME history instead of spewing tired rhetorical cliches.

May 13, 2010 6:19pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
bluecanary wrote:

This technology will NOT neutralize terrorist threats or bring peace!

When the US appreciates what is obvious to the rest of the world i.e. that these massive American arms shipments to Israel over the past decades have resulted not only in atrocities to civilians i.e. war crimes, but have instigated an arms race in the Middle East that will result in nuclear war.

US/ AIPAC foreign policy needs a good slap around the head. It endangers all of us wherever we live, in the US, Europe or the ME.

May 13, 2010 6:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
jbripen wrote:

We can’t discount the bias (real or perceived) toward Israel that has played a role in anti-American sentiment. Perhaps now isn’t the time for this kind of gesture. Diplomatic measures focusing on reconciliation or at least a bringing to the table of Israeli and Palestinian forces may have a far greater impact on terrorist threats.

May 13, 2010 6:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
shrinkDave wrote:

Israelis have perpetrated atrocities against the world starting with the Viet Nam war where over a million – no wait, that wasn’t Israel. Israel attacked Iraq, where over a million – no wait. Israel drones routinely kill civilians in Afganistan – oh. One thing for sure: Israel is one of the only places on earth where Americans are welcomed; and an anti-missile system Israelis develop will be used to save American lives.

May 13, 2010 7:31pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
bbsnews wrote:

An imposed settlement is coming, heh heh…

…President Barack Obama, is perhaps one of the smartest American President’s ever.

With our radar in the Negev, our saving of Iron Dome, President Obama is now free to pursue at will a fair and just settlement of a state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital and there is nothing now, and I mean nothing, that Israel or anyone else can do about it.

This is sheer brilliance!

May 13, 2010 11:26pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
cricri29 wrote:

Obama was elected by people who were disappointed and angry at the Bush policies, and now Obama is following the steps of Bush, be it in his relations with Israel or the war in Afghanistan! this is why Americans will not be any safer now with Obama than with Bush…………

May 14, 2010 10:42am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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