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Obama Administration Blocks Sale of Apache Attack Helicopters to Israel, Concerned They Would Threaten Civilians in Gaza....

The only people that should be concerned are the terrorists trying to eliminate Israel......which is almost everyone in the Gaza Strip

May 27, 2009

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has blocked Israel's request for advanced U.S.-origin attack helicopters.

Government sources said the administration has held up Israel's request for the AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter. The sources said the request was undergoing an interagency review to determine whether additional Longbow helicopters would threaten Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip.

"During the recent war, Israel made considerable use of the Longbow, and there were high civilian casualties in the Gaza Strip," a source close to the administration said.

The sources said Israel has sought to purchase up to six new AH-64Ds in an effort to bolster conventional and counter-insurgency capabilities. They said Is


Added: May-29-2009 
By: tank2
Middle East
Tags: AH-64D Apache, Gaza, Israel, US, IAF
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