January 10, 2009

The U.S. sends Israel ammunition amidst the Gaza slaughter


The U.S. military has sought to hire a merchant ship to deliver ammunition to Israel this month, tender documents show...
In the tender documents, the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) said the ship was to carry 325 standard 20-foot containers of what is listed as "ammunition" on two separate journeys
from the Greek port of Astakos to the Israeli port of Ashdod in mid-to-late January.
(Haaretz, Jan 10, 2009)
But the Honest Broker wants you to know that just because the bullets (not to mention the misslies and bombs) that kill children in Gaza are made by Uncle Sam, you shouldn't jump to any conclusions.
...the Pentagon said the shipment was not linked to the conflict in the Gaza Strip.

Repeat after me, there is no link, just an innocent supply of ammunition.

Dennis Ross will be coming soon to the Middle East to make peace. In Gaza, mothers are hoarding sweets for the occasion.

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