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April 24, 2015 9:39 am

Biden Promises Israel F-35 Fighter Jets in Effort to Ease US-Israel Tensions

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Reuters – 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 Israeli Independence Day celebration in Washington, Biden insisted that Barack Obama “has Israel’s back,” despite a recent strains between the US president and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over Iran nuclear talks and Middle East diplomacy.

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  • Phil

    This report is nonsense. The deal to purchase the F-35’s was arranged years ago. What Biden is reacting to is the polls showing reduced Jewish support for the administration and possibly less donations
    to the Democratic party.

  • Wm.Levy

    Israel superiority over its enemies will be meaningless if all our so called Arab friends and present non-combatants decided to attack Israel now that they are getting unprecedented amounts of weapons to fight ISIL.

    Arabs like Saudi Arabia, Quatar, the Emirates and all of them including non-Arab Turkey are all threats to Israel’s existence since besides the Sampson Strategy they no Israel will not use nuclear weapons first. STUPID and DEADLY.