5 articles tagged "US arms for Israel"
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Is Biden's Israel visit opening shot for White House bid?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 7, 2016

US Vice President Joe Biden will start his five-day Middle East tour in Israel Tuesday, March 8, by presenting the multibillion financial and defense aid package promised by the Obama administration to redress the imbalance in Israeli security generated by the nuclear deal with Iran. debkafile’s sources report that Prime Minister’s Binyamin Netanyahu was quietly tipped by Biden’s close circle that he may decide to use the handover of this package as the opening shot of his run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Israel Plans to Order US F-15 Silent Eagles in Preference to F-35 fighters
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 3, 2016

Israel has decided to slash its order for the US F-35 fighters from 50 to 14, preferring to switch to two squadrons of F-15 Silent Eagles as better able to evade Russian radar systems in Syria.

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Visiting Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel with Moshe Ya'alon and Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz
Gantz: Another Afghanistan in store for Syria. Hizballah brigades fight for Assad
DEBKAfile Special Report April 23, 2013

Israel’s chief of staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz warned Monday, April 22, that tribal and ethnic warfare on the scale of Afghanistan awaited Syria. debkafile: Two heavily armed Hizballah combat brigades are fighting for Bashar Assad south of Homs.

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Iron Dome - another year before it is operational
As Iran, Hizballah weigh war in months, Israel plans for next decade
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 16, 2010

Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak have made a big deal about the security benefits they say Barak Obama is offering for a second, 90-day moratorium on settlement construction.  However the delivery date of the second lot of 20 F-35 stealth warplanes is 2020 – ten years from now! So how will they help Israel stand up to current security threats from Iran, Hizballah, Syria and Hamas? The Obama letter of commitment is meanwhile delayed.

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Ehud Barak meets Robert Gates in D.C.
US ponders denying Israel arms needed for conflict with Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 13, 2010

Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu convened his inner cabinet Saturday night, March 12, to discuss the spiraling crisis with Washington and his first response.
debkafile's military and Washington sources report: The Obama administration is considering withholding from Israel military items urgently needed in case of a flare-up of hostilities with Iran and its allies. This would further ratchet up the row over the added 1,600 homes in E. Jerusalem.

 

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