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Does U.S. Foreign Aid Mean We Own Israel?: Did Obama Give Israel Go - Ahead with Syria?

Does U.S. Foreign Aid Mean We Own Israel?: Did Obama Give Israel Go - Ahead with Syria?

BY DANIEL HALPER
2:02 PM, MAR 24, 2013

On Friday, President Barack Obama left Israel, after spending a couple days with the leaders of America's closest ally in the region.

Now today, two days later, Israel has acknowledged that it fired at a military position in Syria. "Israel said it fired into Syria on Sunday and destroyed a machinegun position in the Golan Heights from where shots had been fired at Israeli soldiers in a further spillover of the Syrian civil war along a tense front," Reuters reports. "It was not immediately clear whether Israel held Syrian troops or rebels responsible for what a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said had been a deliberate attack on Israeli patrols in the occupied territory."

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