28 Jul '14, 8am

laat Israël het gras maaien:

laat Israël het gras maaien:

Colorado Republican Doug Lamborn is a fervent advocate for US aid to Israel’s missile defense programs , especially the celebrated Iron Dome . In this op-ed, the House Armed Services Committee member argues that such technologies are just one part of a larger strategy for the survival of Israel : living with perennial threats by regularly cutting them back — often called “mowing the lawn” or “mowing the grass” — rather than wasting energy seeking either final victory or permanent peace, both of which are equally unachievable. While I happen to passionately disagree with his analysis of the US-Israeli alliance , Rep. Lamborn makes a grimly plausible case that American calls for Israeli restraint are not only unrealistic, they outright prolong the agony on all sides. — Sydney Freedberg, Deputy Editor. Americans think of wars as decisive battles between the forces of good and...

Full article: http://breakingdefense.com/2014/07/quick-kvetching-let-is...

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