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Israel Expresses Dismay at
Cutback of U.S. Aid to Egypt

New York Times, by Isabel Kershner

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/9/2013 8:28:52 PM

Jerusalem — Officials and experts in Israel responded on Wednesday with a mixture of disappointment and alarm to the news that the United States planned to reduce its military aid to Egypt in response to this summer’s brutal crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the continuing violence it has spawned. Israel views the aid as part and parcel of its 1979 peace treaty with Egypt, and essential to the maintenance of stability in the region. Israel has been involved in the Obama administration’s discussions on the cuts. Israeli officials refused to comment publicly on the matter on Wednesday,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/9/2013 8:43:39 PM     (No. 9558406)

FTA:"“You cannot disassemble the peace treaty and take out this part or that part,” the official said. “But there are other elements in this conundrum. This is not just about Israel. This is about America’s standing in the Arab world.”

The boy king disassembles laws in the USA, because he won. And this is exactly what he and his puppet master Valerie Jarret wants, that America´s standing in the Arab world be be undermined. And raised in the eyes of the Brotherhood.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mark34, 10/9/2013 9:22:57 PM     (No. 9558448)

Israel is dismayed that the U.S. is cutting back on aid to Egypt. Does Israel know that the U.S. runs a budget deficit, so the U.S. has to borrow money from China (or some other lender) to give aid to Egypt?

What sense does it make to borrow money so that you can give it to somebody else?

FTA: "Israel views the aid as part and parcel of its 1979 peace treaty with Egypt ..."

Why does the U.S. have to pay for peace between Israel and Egypt?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LanieLou, 10/9/2013 10:35:30 PM     (No. 9558526)

We treat our allies like dirt. This must have been done on orders from Barry´s Muslim Brotherhood handlers.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: strike3, 10/9/2013 10:51:48 PM     (No. 9558548)

So why doesn´t Israel give Egypt some money? Oh wait, they get around eight billion from us every year too, plus a bunch of military hardware. Is there anybody in the world who does not get money from the US Treasury - except US citizens.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bubber, 10/9/2013 11:42:10 PM     (No. 9558622)

We do this to keep the shipping lanes open and oil prices down..no one should have to explain it to you...really?...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/9/2013 11:42:43 PM     (No. 9558625)

Israel, you can always step forward and give Egypt all the aid you desire.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mark34, 10/10/2013 12:05:46 AM     (No. 9558652)

How does giving borrowed money to Egypt keep shipping lanes open and oil prices down? Did Egypt make a secret ransom demand as part of the peace deal with Israel??

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Reply 8 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 10/10/2013 2:22:41 AM     (No. 9558755)

I repeat. Saudi Arabia has called on all Arabs to support the Egyptian military. They have also said that if we do not fund Egypt Saudi Arabia will supply the difference. Let them do it. Why should we do everything?

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