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America Can Exist Just Fine Without Israel! But Israel CANNOT Exist Without America!


World  (tags: Entangling Alliance, The Israel Lobby, USA/Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Nakba )

Dave
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"It would be nice if we would stop kissing their butts and remind them that America can exist just fine without Israel, but Israel cannot exist without America. Consider that the next time you think of slapping us in the face!" From Richard in Kansas.



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Dave C. (867)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 6:45 am
How should the U.S. change its Israel policy?

From CNN's Jack Cafferty:

Both sides insist the bond is unshakable... but it's pretty hard to ignore the rising tensions between the U.S. and Israel these days.

Now Pres. Obama is signaling a shift in American policy in the Middle East... by declaring that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a "vital national security interest of the United States."

He's drawing a direct link here between what's happening in Israel and the safety of U.S. troops fighting Islamic extremists in the region.

The New York Times reports the president's shift in tone reflects a debate within the administration over how to "best balance support for Israel against other American interests."

It's no secret that the administration has been frustrated with a lack of progress in peace talks; and that they were not happy with Israel's recent snub of announcing a massive new Jewish housing project while Vice President Biden was in Israel.

That was reportedly followed by a tense meeting between the president and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington.

Israel's right-wing government is concerned that the U.S. will try to push through a peace deal on its own, meaning they'd have to give up things they don't want to; and that the Palestinians might declare statehood unilaterally as early as next year.

To that end - Israel has spent much of the last week highlighting threats it faces in the region... from a potentially nuclear-armed Iran to charges that Syria is providing weapons to Hezbollah guerillas in Lebanon.

Syria says it's not true.

Here’s my question to you: How should the U.S. change its policy toward Israel?

Interested to know which ones made it on air?


Richard in Kansas writes:
It would be nice if we would stop kissing their butts and remind them that America can exist just fine without Israel, but Israel cannot exist without America. Consider that the next time you think of slapping us in the face when we come to help you make peace with your neighbors.

Nancy in Tennessee writes:
The U.S. could change its policy toward Israel best by staying out of their business. The Palestinians have long been encroaching on a land that belongs to this Jewish nation. We could take some lessons from Israel as thousands of Mexicans flood our borders and call U.S. soil their home illegally.

Nick writes:
I say it's time to abandon Israel completely. No more free Abrams tanks, no more military budget expenditures on defense technology and no more American lives spent to defend a people who consistently inspire the hatred of their neighbors through deviant actions. Time's up. Let's move on.

Annie in Atlanta writes:
We need to back them up. They're surrounded by people who hate them. However, I just have one question: With the way Jewish people were treated, as a whole, in the past, how can they justify the way they treat the Palestinians?

Michael writes:
Other than federal politicians, average Americans have no idea why the U.S. caters to an obviously oppressive country. Peace needs to be achieved between Israel and Palestine, and the U.S. needs to adjust its stance on Israel in any way that will make this happen. The U.S. has stood too silent for too long. When you are as close as the U.S. and Israel say they are, then the relationship can stand some tough love.

Chris in Philadelphia writes:
Israel is an ally and always will be but they can't be given carte blanche to do whatever they want. You want to live peacefully with neighbors, you may have to sacrifice something. Like settlements. If you lived among alligators, would you regularly poke them in the eye and expect everything to go your way?

100s more of the same at the blog:

http://caffertyfile.blogs.cnn.com/2010/04/16/how-should-the-u-s-change-its-israel-policy/#more-11424
 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 8:14 am
Nice find Dave, I don't bother with CNN anymore so I appreciate you discovering this. The house of cards are coming down, I truly pray for peace to those affected by the needless loss of life in the interim.
 

Marion Y. (322)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 8:18 am
Israel's fights are costing the US money, indirectly and directly. Nothing personal, but the US has got to cut its losses everywhere to get our country back on keel and competitive in the world. Can't do that with albatrosses hanging on the neck biting the neck and distracting from other issues facing the US.
 

(0)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 9:21 am
Excellent post! A change in the US's stance on unconditional tolerance of Israel's treatment to the Palestinian people is welcomed. Stating that Israel's oppressive nature towards the Palestinian people, their non-compliance towards the United Nations numerous resolutions and their blatant disregard for the International Court of Justice ruling of July 9, 2004 is not by any means antisemitic, racist or anti-Israel. It is simply the act of not support illegal actions and violations of human rights.

Israel was provided with their right to self-determination, the Palestinians deserve no less than that.
 

Sam H. (402)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 9:23 am
It's amazing how profound the obvious can be, Dave!
 

David Gould (155)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 9:23 am
Nick writes:
I say it's time to abandon Israel completely. No more free Abrams tanks, no more military budget expenditures on defense technology and no more American lives spent to defend a people who consistently inspire the hatred of their neighbors through deviant actions. Time's up. Let's move on.

He has a good point here.
 

LeeAnn C. (180)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 10:20 am
It's costing us world wide disrespect and sometimes hatred.
 

Yvonne White (231)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 3:01 pm
I've always believed Israel has a right to exist, and I believe the Palestinians have the same right. The United States has been a Very Good Friend to Israel, and Israel has taken advantage of that every chance it got. I get rid of "friends" like that.. I find it very hard to feel sorry for a nuclear-armed country that cries wolf about other countries who have just as much right to do the same.. The United States doesn't Deny the Holocaust, we teach about it in schools - and we feel for the Jewish people. But we can't support an anti-social, un-progressive NATION forever. It's the 21st Century & we are NEEDED elsewhere.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 6:01 pm
i missed this on cnn. thnx.
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 9:00 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Dave C. (867)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 11:00 pm
I DON'T THINK the drinks were on Wolf Blitzer after THIS little gem of a news item!
 

Elainna Crowell (174)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 1:18 am
I wonder how many people remember the attack on The US Naval Ship, "The Liberty" by Israel in 1967?
The ship was in international waters at the time and was unarmed. It was a 40 million dollar intelligence gathering ship, at least 34 men were killed and the ship was in such bad shape it had to be sold for scrap.

I think the US ought to present Israel with a bill for damages!
 

Dave C. (867)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 1:26 am
Book By Survivor: "What I Saw That Day...Israel's 1967 Holocaust of American Servicemen Aboard The USS Liberty and Its Aftermath." ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Excerpt: "How could we have known any better? It was, after all, only about twenty years since WWII was over. . . We had all gotten a heavy dose of how badly these people had been treated. How could we not root for poor, seemingly defenseless Israel?..." ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ http://www.care2.com/news/member/986137489/1461521
 

Adam I. (25)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:54 am
There must be some way, in which those two nations could exist and function normally, peacefully, responsibly and independently.

Thanks, Dave.
 

Elisabetta Rossi (19)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 4:09 am
I think that Israel must understand that it's impossible to fight forever,they have to find a solution,a peaceful solution.
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 4:34 am
Noted with thanks.
 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 4:44 am
Dave C. (857)
Saturday April 17, 2010, 11:00 pm
I DON'T THINK the drinks were on Wolf Blitzer after THIS little gem of a news item!

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You read my mind, brother!

 

Dave C. (867)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 9:23 am
This news item quite clearly concurs with the recent poll:

New Poll Shows Some Decline in US Public Support for Israel.

"A new poll out this week shows that while Israelis retain strong US public support, Americans are deeply concerned that the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict puts US interests at risk across the Middle East. . ."

http://www.care2.com/news/member/986137489/1458027
 

carol narick (243)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 9:29 am
Noted Dave, and as always Thanks.
 

Ashley N. (8)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 11:29 am
Nice find and strongly agreed we need to get ourselves in order and stop letting ourselves get taken advantage of.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 12:39 pm
Noted , something has to be done , !!
 

Jennie Floyd (18)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 12:42 pm
I think a big part of the problem is that Israel considers itself God's chosen people, and for this reason, will never given up Palestine. It goes back to Joshua and the battle of Jericho and all the scriptures where God tells the Israelites to take possession of the land and kill all its inhabitants. Although obviously Israel is not that extreme today, the mindset is similar: this land was given to us by God, and we will do whatever we have to do to keep it. This type of problem is very difficult to mediate, and the US is waging a battle that it can't win.
 

Ricardo C. (66)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 1:32 pm
"Israel has no right to exist!" I've heard that from many middle east leaders in the past. So Israel does need the U.S.'s protection, otherwise with this type of expression from "so-called Middle East leaders", it will cease to exist if it were not protected by the U.S. Israel will do whatever it wants to do if they know they are protected, because without the U.S.'s protection, it would be the other way around...Israel's enemies would do whatever they wanted to do and that includes extermination! It's not an easy choice for the U.S. in what concerns Israel's existence (God's People?).

 

CollieGirl cg (26)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 1:37 pm
Oh the almighty U.S.A. and it's gun toting self righteous invading every country thinking they can tell everyone else what to do. That attitude and action caused 911 and world wide terrorism. I totally agree with what Nancy in Tennessee wrote.

It is important to be a friend to Israel, because they are Gods chosen people. With sheer stupidity the U.S. has been cutting God out. The country is a mess, immorality is rampant because the basic principle's of God, which the country was founded on are no longer first and foremost. Cut out God and being friends with Gods own chosen people only means doom. The U.S. needs to get back to its principles and grow up and stop acting like pre-adolescent bullies.

Interesting statement by Israel "To that end - Israel has spent much of the last week highlighting threats it faces in the region... from a potentially nuclear-armed Iran to charges that Syria is providing weapons to Hezbollah guerillas in Lebanon."

That confirms the war on terrorism.

 

Jacqueline S. (15)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:22 pm
I am going to be one of the few respectfully dissenting voices on this post. Speaking spiritually, I believe that our relationship with Israel is critical. Scripturally we are bound together and need to honor God's alliance.
 

Jacqueline S. (15)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:24 pm
A final note: we are costing ourselves money by setting up shop in many countries who do not want our interference. We are costing ourselves money by not being wise stewards of the money collected from American taxpayers. In many ways, we are our own worst enemy.
 

joan f rodriguez (26)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:27 pm
posted on myspace and facebook thank you
 

Yvonne White (231)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:30 pm
Our constitution Requires Separation of Church & State - thank God!;) The United States has acted like pre-adolescent Bu$h League bullies, giving Israel the green light to act out as well... But that day is gone, and God is on Everyone's side (right?).. so it's past time for Everyone to grow up & Learn how to get along!
Wars & rumors of wars are Tiresome & not Automatically Accepted as Truth these days! All People Aren't as gullible as Texas Red-necks.
 

Sam H. (402)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:31 pm
Jacqueline,

Do you have an alliance with God to kill the Palestinians?
 

Marion Y. (322)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 2:44 pm
I have to agree with Yvonne and Sam. If we want to talk "spiritually" then we must say that we are ALL God's children and are bound together. There are many religions...and many ways to God. To elevate Israel as above other religions, people and cultures is not being spiritual, rather it is arrogance and a feeling of superiority...respectfully speaking.

Israel needs a "come to Jesus" moment and think about what it has done to the Palestinians. Let's not get into history on this issue either, because those who have commented here are well aware of what has gone down with Israel and Palestine.

What about the Palestinians "right to exist" in safety, prosperity and dignity? Israel is well protected by the US.

What about the Palestinians, I ask?
 

surjit k. (1)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 3:04 pm
How strange that majority of people think that this conflict only started at the creation of "he State Of Israel in 1948" I suggest people to google "Resolution 181 of United Nation" and read it. This conflict goes far back to the times of Mohammad,from Muslim's Quran Sura 5:51 " Believers ,take neither Jews nor Christians for your friends and protectors,for they are friends and protectors of one another.Whoever of you seeks their friendship and supports them shall become one of their number.Allah does not guide the wrong doers" Sura2:193 " Fight against them(infidels)until idolatry is no more and Allah's religion reigns supreme" Quran is full of hate towards Jews and Christians, matter of fact all non believers. If for any reason Israel is annihilated,next would be Cyprus as half of it has already been taken over by Turks.Read muslim websites ,they also claim Spain to be the Islamic. America would not be far behind,just watch this www.blip.tv/file/1382254 . Those who think Israel should be let to it's own fate, are living in a cuckooland.
 

Marion Y. (322)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 3:32 pm
Oh Lordy...I'm scared!

NOT!
 

eileen k. (1)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 4:42 pm
Jacqueline, God has NOT chosen just one people. His love abounds for ALL HUMANITY.There are some facts here that you've ignored; first of all, God sent His only Son to redeem EVERYONE, but the Israelites REJECTED Him; thus, breaking the Covenant God had made with Abraham centuries earlier. Second, Israel launched an unprovoked attack on the USS Liberty - an unarmed Intelligence ship - in International waters, killing 34 sailors and injuring over 170 others. With "friends" like that, who needs enemies? No ally would try to sink an unarmed US Navy ship in International waters and kill all aboard, as Israel did back in June of 1967. Too bad JFK had been assassinated nearly three years before; or else, those US fighter jets LBJ recalled would've driven the Israelis off.

The Palestinians are the indigenous people of this region, not the Jews. These Jews are descended from a mixed tribe in the northern Caucasus region known as Khazars; thus, the Caucasus is where they should resettle. What they had done was implant a EUROPEAN COLONY within the midst of the Arab Middle East through massive invasion of Palestine and expulsion of thousands of the inhabitants.

It's long time that we dump Israel and allow a two-state solution, with Jerusalem as an OPEN CITY, for people of all three major religions to pray in peace.

The late President Ronald Reagan told former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev back in 1986: "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"; and, the Berlin Wall came down three years later. President Barack Obama must tell Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu the same: "Mr. Netanyahu, tear down this wall!" Just like the Berlin Wall, which imprisoned East Berliners within the Soviet Sector, the Apartheid Wall imprisons Palestinians within ghettos on their own land (or what's left of it).

"Blessed are the Peacemakers, for they shall be called Sons of God." - Jesus Christ
 

Frank Lornitzo (8)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 5:37 pm
I had been saying it can't be accomplished without an international force of peace keepers. Perhaps the majority of the force should include members from countries not the U.S. But I believe the U.S. should initiate this from the U.N. security council because the settlements are undoubtedly illegal according to the original UN charter. We should consider that the UN initially enabled the establishment of Israel.
 

June Higgins (21)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 5:58 pm
What do the American's gain by being involved in a holy war? We cannot change what other people believe. What would happen if we pullled out? Nothing! What could they possibly do to us? Nothing! I am sick of paying for wars. Our being there serves no purpose. I think it is time we leave. If anyone can tell me any reason that we are there, I am willing to listen. But for now, I say it wasted time, wasted money, and wasted effort.
 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 6:35 pm
CollieGirl cg (16)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 1:37 pm
Oh the almighty U.S.A. and it's gun toting self righteous invading every country thinking they can tell everyone else what to do. That attitude and action caused 911 and world wide terrorism.

"Failing to understand why 9/11 happened and looking for a bureaucratic screw-up to explain the whole thing – while using the event to start an unprovoked war unrelated to 9/11 – have dramatically compounded the problems all Americans and the world face. Evidence has shown that there was no connection between Saddam Hussein and the guerilla attacks on New York and Washington, and since no weapons of mass destruction were found, other reasons are given for invading Iraq. The real reasons are either denied or ignored: oil, neo-conservative empire building, and our support for Israel over the Palestinians."

http://www.antiwar.com/paul/?articleid=2372
 

Tom W. (24)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 6:41 pm
Jennie Floyd - SAYS - the scriptures where God tells the Israelites ???

Do you really believe a forgiving GOD would instruct anyone to slaughter and kill men, women and children, GOD'S VERY OWN CREATIONS ????

God is INFALLIBLE and doesn't make mistakes in his creations.

Those words were written by Man and in Mans' favor and in Man's benefit
.
WOULDN'T YOU LIKE AND WANT TO BELIEVE YOU ARE ONE OF THE CHOSEN PEOPLE ?

 

Sam H. (402)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 7:09 pm
No, Tom, I wouldn't! I would, however, accept my brother in humanity as my equal. And I will NOT, under any circumstances, accept that any other human being is superior to me. No human being should ever entertain any such ideas.
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 8:00 pm
Well Richard from Kansas - America doesn't do anything for nothing. What do YOU want Israel to do? Keeping tugging the forelock and grovelling to you? If they are now acting independently and NOT doing what you deem is right towards America - that is their perogative. You bet that it is in America's interests to keep Israel onside. I trust President Obama to do the right thing in this instance.
In Britain I well remember the Lend Lease Agreement whereby Britain had to repay America for the help in armaments etc it was given during WW2 - and to the best of my knowledge it has finished off the debt only in recent years and was the ONly country to do so. So I feel sure Israel is not getting anything free gratis here.
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 8:02 pm
Addendum - Oh and you also got Hawaii as an added incentive!!!!!
 

Sam H. (402)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 8:19 pm
How ungrateful for anyone to say that on behalf of Israel. If Israel believes it has a God-given right to Palestine, does it also believe it has a divine right to our hard-earned money.
 

Abo r. (101)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 9:08 pm
US is the supporter of Israel donates monny bulets and encouragement to manufacture destructive weapons , all that monny goes for killing and human crimes destructing buildings over children and women and destruction of the infrastructure ... Us supports Israel by its VITO ...
Earth is created to the Israelies today palestine is there land ( it is not) tomorrow london will be , then paris isthere land at the end NEW YOURK will be .
STOP sending mony for crimes ... GIVE MONY FOR POOR PEOPLE in your country and other poor countries. IT IS ENOUGHH SUFFERING AND PAIN IN THE EARTH.
NO MORE WAR NO MORE VIOLENCE NO MORE CRIMES NO MORE KILLING, NO MORE DISABLED IN THE WORLD , NO MORE SUFFERING TO MOTHERS AND CHILDREN, THE EARTH NEEDS PEACE AND SAFETY .
CHILDREN EVERY WHERE NEEDS TO LIVE EQUALY SAFE AND HAPPY.
 

Patrick P. (0)
Sunday April 18, 2010, 9:08 pm
Eileen K. Thank you for your piece on the corrected biblical explanation of "GOD's People". I'm very glad you brought up the USS Liberty as well. How have they shown their thanks? One of our worst spy cases included Jonathan Pollard - paid by Israel and provide all our agents and countless other information to them. The free world saved them from annihilation during WWII, and voted to create what is now Israel, in 1947. You never hear any goodwill towards this country from them - Friends like them - who needs enemies? Don't give them anything - we need to look out for ourselves and our real friends!
 

Ioan Pop (44)
Monday April 19, 2010, 1:21 am
Jesus Christ said: "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God" Who hears today? All owners believe they are full of Truth. We know who is the Way, the Truth and the Life. Let's hope in Him.
 

Terry Y. (2)
Monday April 19, 2010, 2:00 am
Promote reason!
 

Eternal Gardener (734)
Monday April 19, 2010, 3:33 am
Sooooo true. Next question: when are they ( the US of America) finally cutting the cord??????
It is taking too long, for it has already gone too far!
 

Marilyn K. (51)
Monday April 19, 2010, 3:54 am
If Iran decides to launch a nuclear bomb into the United States, when they reach capability, who will the United States need? Israel, who is their only true ally in the Middle East! The Palestinians are hanging by a thread and who helps them with jobs, medical care and education? Israel. Who has reached out by dismantling years old settlements for them only to be left as stones to throw and rockets to launch at Israel? The answer, Israel. A war in Iraq based on lies is where our money is going and now a war we cannot win in Afghanistan. These are the places we should be abandoning and bring our young people home along with money that should be used for our citizens in the United States.
 

Dave C. (867)
Monday April 19, 2010, 6:32 am
No, no, no, there's obviously been a typographical error down at the printers of your book - what he actually said was: "Blessed are the cheese makers!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiDmMBIyfsU
 

Maurene T. (122)
Monday April 19, 2010, 6:51 am
Terrific video and like Jack Cafferty. I think the administration is moving in the correct way on this issue. Peace in the middle east will do more to stem terrorism than any other single act.
Thanks for posting.
 

Edward M. (8)
Monday April 19, 2010, 7:08 am
I really thought that a statement such as this was so obvious.
However, the way that these Israelis behave, you would be forgiven for thinking the opposite.
It is about time that the American people told their Government to lay down the law to these colonists, otherwise, all further aid stops!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 19, 2010, 2:06 pm
um, last time I checked, Iran's missiles can't reach America. We are almost on the other side of the planet. If they had that technology, we would know by now. Are you saying that no other country would help us if a strike was against America? I bet Britain, Canada and even Mexico, would offer assistance. eileen k. is right. Let's say that all of the blacks, who were related to slaves wanted to move back to Africa. What if we took South Africa and made it a new country for black Americans to move to. Sure, they are strangers to the land, but they think they deserve to be back in Africa. Would the native South Africans have more or less right to the land?

You know, if only the Jews are God's chosen people, then why doesn't he come down here right now and kill all of us, except the Jews. Secondly, Islam teaches the you should kill those you refuse to accept their prophet, but also refuse to accept God in general and here we have Muslims kill people over suggesting an idea.

If we had kept everything we ever gave Israel, I guarantee that there would have been no political breakdown and no economy issue. We have given more than 80 billion since 1949. Imagine what that money could have done here...
 

Marianna M. (6)
Monday April 19, 2010, 2:31 pm
thank you
 

Mira N. (0)
Monday April 19, 2010, 3:36 pm
oh i didn't know about this. thanks for the information, dave.
cheers.
 

June Higgins (21)
Monday April 19, 2010, 4:20 pm
I will never understand why the US chooses to get involved in anything that is so controversial. First of all, why are we giving money to Jerusalem? As far as I am concerned, the Palestinians have more right to be there than anyone. Second of all, it is a holy war, based on the premise that the Jews are doing God's work. Welll, I have nothing against the Jewish people, but I believe that God said we were all equal.

The US, needs to stop funding this war. Providing arms to those who say that they are acting on the word of God. Kind of a contradiction if you ask me. Frankly, I am sick of my money paying for it all. I would much rather feed a country a million meals, than to help these war mongers.
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Monday April 19, 2010, 5:50 pm
If you people can't understand why the US is involved in supporting Israel - then you haven't read in depth about the subject. If you think that taking Israel out of the equation - there would be peace......think again.
Please get back to me and let me know of any wars started by Israel....I really need to know. Shalom
 

Bracha Kay (31)
Monday April 19, 2010, 6:41 pm
america does benefit a lot from israel, for example the united states-israel binational science foundation (BSF) that found a drug for bone marrow cancer. or the united states-israel binational industrial research and development foundation (BIRD), supports biotech, telecommunications, electronics, software, and medical device start-ups, they made food safer. the u.s.-israel science and technology foundation (USISTF) work on biotechnology, telemedicine, and environmental technology and more. these companies also help israel cooperate with her neighbors, for example, a subsidiiary of BIRD, the trilateral industrial development project (TRIDE), funds an israeli-jordanian-U.S. collaboration mostly among software companies. a BARD subsidiary, the multinational agricultural research and development fund (MARD), helps collaborative research among israeli, palestinian, jordanian and american scientists. The USISTF promotes clean energy work among israeli, american and egyptian engineers. this is great for peace, and if america can exist without israel, so does that mean that america can treat her unfairly? everyone's commenting on the issue of chosen people, so i thought i'd say my opinion on it. i don't believe in any of this chosen people stuff, we are all god's children. and people are also commenting on if muslims or jews own the land, i don't really care about that part either. i believe that religious groups don't own lands. everyone of every religion should be free to visit their mosques, synogouges, churches, temples, whatever. in israel, that is how it is, before the state of israel was established, jews weren't allowed to visit their holiest site-the western wall, now they can. may god help us that we should have peace in the mid east.

 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Monday April 19, 2010, 9:44 pm
patrica and edw jones (5)
Monday April 19, 2010, 5:50 pm
If you people can't understand why the US is involved in supporting Israel - then you haven't read in depth about the subject. If you think that taking Israel out of the equation - there would be peace......think again.
Please get back to me and let me know of any wars started by Israel....I really need to know. Shalom

June 5, 1967
How soon we forget? or maybe you just didn't know.
 

Nikolas K. (94)
Friday April 23, 2010, 8:13 pm
Americans can stop this problem in its tracks, by simply checking the loyalties to Israel of any official seeking their vote but sadly this wont happen as long as the banksters control the federal reserve.
 
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