Tuesday, July 21, 2009


"However, Israel and the United States seem to have more in common when it comes to the security arena and, despite clear political differences right now, both bring enough to the table to make the relationship worthwhile."The Americans know we need them, but they also know they need us. For example, we have intelligence on this region they don't possess," said Zaki Shalom, an expert on Israeli defense policy at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in southern Israeli city of Beer Sheva.It is generally felt in Israel that the defense relationship will not be affected by the political turmoil."