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Idealism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-05-09 12:07 AM
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6. I did not blame 9/11 on Bush at all
I said the Arab world did not love us before he got into office, and yes planning for that attack was going on for years before probably. Our foreign aid to Israel has gone on since the 1940s, and since 1985 has grown incredibly, directly fueling the repression and occupation of Muslims in Gaza and the West Bank. Any who fight Israel forces equipped with US-bought weapons are not all that happy with the United States' role in the middle-east, and rightfully so.

Bush did extend more aid to Israel than any past president, and I don't think there are any in his administration who would disagree with the fact that he was the most Pro-Israel president to this point. He also lessened restrictions on that aid, significantly increasing the aid designed for military expenditures up to the point in 2008 that all of the US Foreign Assistance given to Israel was for military purposes. I would count that as exacerbating.
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  -Robert Parry: Israel's Looming Catastrophe laststeamtrain  Jan-04-09 10:17 PM   #0 
  - Israel needs to move.  rwheeler31   Jan-04-09 10:32 PM   #1 
  - And just where would that be?  Behind the Aegis   Jan-05-09 12:01 AM   #5 
     - how do you undo an ethnic cleansing?  yurbud   Jan-05-09 01:08 AM   #10 
        - And what ethnic cleansing are you referring to?  Behind the Aegis   Jan-05-09 01:28 AM   #11 
  - Iran has already said they have the strike capability to reach all of Israel  halo experiment   Jan-04-09 10:53 PM   #2 
  - So what actions did Bush take between Jan 20th 2001 and  exboyfil   Jan-04-09 11:52 PM   #3 
     - I did not blame 9/11 on Bush at all  halo experiment   Jan-05-09 12:07 AM   #6 
     - It was neo-con gifting neo-con with our money and without asking if it was OK.  higher class   Jan-05-09 11:19 PM   #16 
     - You really don't know that.  Old and In the Way   Jan-05-09 12:13 AM   #7 
        - Deleted  Old and In the Way   Jan-05-09 12:14 AM   #8 
        - I don't know if Gore could have stopped 9/11  exboyfil   Jan-05-09 12:25 AM   #9 
        - Perhaps I misinterpreted your point.  Old and In the Way   Jan-05-09 12:06 PM   #14 
        - I certainly agree with you about Bush* dropping the ball...  Rhiannon12866   Jan-05-09 01:31 AM   #12 
           - Hi backatcha, Rhiannon12866  Old and In the Way   Jan-05-09 11:57 AM   #13 
              - Well, welcome back, my friend! I knew I hadn't seen you in awhile...  Rhiannon12866   Jan-06-09 12:37 AM   #17 
  - Please k & r - long article, but extremely easy to read and follow. Get educated.  higher class   Jan-04-09 11:55 PM   #4 
     - Robert Parry is a credible  zidzi   Jan-05-09 01:20 PM   #15 

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