quote:Originally posted by HonestBrother:
Israel is highly dependent upon Western (read US) aid...
quote:The fact is, Israel, from its inception, has been a prime player in US geopolitical maneuvering in the region.
Those two statements, while perhaps true, seem to be at odds with each other. While they may be highly dependent upon our aid, they also are - fa sho - wagging the dog on a lot!