Saturday, May 19, 2007

So much for the Democrat's majority

Its just fucking business as usual. Whatever Israel wants, they get. Hmmm...
The US House of Representatives has adopted a measure aimed at weaving closer US and Israeli defences against ballistic missiles of the type that could be fired by Iran.

The measure, part of a $504 billion defence spending bill passed on Thursday, would redirect $205m in defence department funds toward projects already underway in Israel.

It would provide $25m more for Arrow missile co-production and integration, $45m for a US-Israeli short-range missile defence system dubbed "David's Sling" and $135m to buy a Theater High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, fire unit.

All three projects involve interceptors rockets designed to shoot down ballistic missiles in the terminal phase of their flight paths.

The only sure fire way to protect Israel is to defuse Iran. No, not an attack, but dialog. Why does everyone seem to think munitions are the ultimate answer?

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