Sunday, August 24, 2008

"..US-Israeli Early-warning missile radar in the Negev ... sort of "parting gift from Washington to Jerusalem"..."

"...The system will protect Israel's skies from missile attacks, but the flip side of the deal is that Israel's freedom of action against Iran or Syria will be significantly curtailed.
Israel will be required to obtain U.S. permission for any such operation, since it would endanger the lives of the U.S. personnel operating the system. The ground station itself would likely become the target of any reprisal attack by Iran or Syria..."

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