Monday, July 30, 2007

Israel agrees to U.S. arms sale to Saudis

"In a break from historic Israeli opposition to U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday his country understands Washington’s plan to supply state-of-the-art weapons to Riyadh as a counterweight to Iranian influence... The United States, knowing that Israel is sensitive about such arms sales, is also offering a sharp increase in defense aid to Israel and has assured the Jewish state it will retain a fighting edge over other countries in the region, he added."
read the full story here.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

there was an interesting article in the latimes recently

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-coldwar5jul05,1,1724969.story?coll=la-headlines-world

Anonymous said...

there was an interesting article in the latimes recently

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-coldwar5jul05,1,1724969.story?coll=la-headlines-world