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  • US and UK have spied on Israeli army for 18 years

    January 29, 2016 | 8:02 am

    U.S. and British intelligence services have reportedly spied on Israel for 18 years after cracking its army’s encryption for communication between fighter jets, drones and army bases.

    The information was reported Friday by The Intercept and the German newspaper Der Spiegel based...

  • Biden, seeking to ease U.S.-Israel strains, pledges delivery of new warplanes

    April 24, 2015 | 10:14 am

    WASHINGTON - Seeking to ease U.S.-Israeli tensions, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday promised Israel delivery of top-flight fighter jets next year to maintain its military edge and vowed that any final nuclear deal with Iran would ensure Israel’s security.

    Addressing an...

  • Why no opposition to Hagel, arms to Egypt?

    February 7, 2013 | 10:28 am

    Israel is facing serious challenges on two new fronts. 

    President Barack Obama has nominated Israel-basher Chuck Hagel for defense secretary and sent fighter jets to Mohamed Morsi’s Israel-hating Egyptian regime.

    Where are America’s major Jewish organizations? Silent, voicing...

  • U.S. to sell Saudis $30 billion in combat aircraft

    December 29, 2011 | 12:43 pm

    The United States will sell Saudi Arabia $30 billion in combat aircraft and upgrades.

    “This agreement includes production of 84 new aircraft and the modernization of 70 existing aircraft as well as munitions, spare parts, training, maintenance and logistics,” a statement from the...

  • Barak OKs purchase of U.S. fighter jets

    August 16, 2010 | 10:48 am

    Israel’s defense minister has approved a $2.75 billion deal to purchase the world’s most advanced warplane from the United States.

    Ehud Barak on Sunday approved “in principle” the purchase of 20 U.S.-built F-35 warplanes, reportedly capable of evading radar. The fighters will be...