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Old 12-30-2011, 09:36 PM
Simon Willard Simon Willard is offline
 
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Default Re: Great DV John & Glenn!

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Originally Posted by Sulla the Dictator View Post
Because Israel's enemies worked very hard to antagonize us for a very long time. Also, the Israelis engaged in some of our less savory, but very necessary, proxy actions during the Cold War.

How are those answers?
I think your answers are pretty good, with the exception of the Israel answer quoted above, which is rather weak. Congratulations on the others.

Your point about proxy actions has some truth, but the real reason is larger and loftier than this. Israel is like a wedge of western modernity into the middle east.
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