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Thu Aug 20, 2020, 08:43 AM

Now we know what the U.A.E. got for that Israel "peace" stunt.

Trump Administration Pushes Arms Sale to U.A.E.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/19/world/middleeast/trump-netanyahu-israel-uae.html

The Trump administration has accelerated a push to sell the F-35 stealth fighter and advanced armed drones to the United Arab Emirates, at a time when the Gulf nation is working with the Trump administration on a historic plan to formalize diplomatic ties with Israel, according to American officials familiar with the discussions.

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Reply Now we know what the U.A.E. got for that Israel "peace" stunt. (Original post)
edhopper Aug 20 OP
rockfordfile Aug 20 #1
dhol82 Aug 20 #2
ResistantAmerican17 Aug 20 #3
hack89 Aug 20 #4
edhopper Aug 20 #5
hack89 Aug 20 #7
edhopper Aug 20 #8
hack89 Aug 20 #10
lapucelle Aug 20 #6
bluedigger Aug 20 #9
Walleye Aug 20 #11

Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 08:48 AM

1. Un-American pos

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 08:49 AM

2. Just we need in the Middle East - more war toys.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 08:50 AM

3. Blood for peace. What a drumphian approach.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 08:54 AM

4. That is what it took to make peace between Israel and Egypt

The Camp David accords have worked for 40 years. Donít think Jimmy Carter considered it a stunt.

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Response to hack89 (Reply #4)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 08:58 AM

5. Netanyahu

has stated that the hold on settlements is only through the November election. It's a stunt.

We promised Egypt economic help, not arm sales.

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Response to edhopper (Reply #5)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 09:02 AM

7. Massive arms sales to Egypt and Israel were an integral part of Camp David

Look at the Egyptian military- M1 tanks and F16 fighters in huge numbers.

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Response to hack89 (Reply #7)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 09:05 AM

8. True

But I can't equate this with the Camp David Accords. How many wars have Israel and the UAE fought?

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Response to edhopper (Reply #8)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 09:08 AM

10. It has more to do with Iran

That is the common enemy that will unite Arabs with Israel. The Palestinians are now paying for decades of poor choices.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 09:01 AM

6. The F-35 jet...the biggest boondoggle in the history of the military-industrial complex. N/T

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Thu Aug 20, 2020, 09:05 AM

9. Well, at least they can't hurt anyone with them.

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Thu Aug 20, 2020, 09:10 AM

11. He needed them to do him a favor, though

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