I don't think it has been brought up but does anyone think it has more to do with the money the Israeli's have for our weapons?
And onto the next point, if we weren't selling them the weapons another country would be. They already purchase weapons from other countries like Germany and France anyway. If it wasn't us selling to them another country would step in and pick up our slack.
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government, owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to dissolve the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.-Theodore Roosevelt
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