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Letter: International issues: The United States should disarm Israel

Published: Sunday, Dec. 2 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

A rocket fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip towards Israel is about to explode inside the Gaza Strip as seen from the border between Gaza strip and Southern Israel, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.

Ariel Schalit, Associated Press

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Last Sunday, there was at least one Congressman on TV bellowing about the need to stop Hamas from importing rockets from Iran — in order to keep the peace in Gaza.

Well, here's a novel idea: Why not disarm Israel instead?

Every missile and bomb used by the Israelis to kill Gazans had USA stamped all over it.

Also, there was an Associated Press story about a leaked diagram out of Iran's nuclear community that showed a computer simulation about what an atom bomb could do.

But let me remind everyone that Israel already has a boatload of atom bombs, and we Americans gave them the first shipment of material to make them with — smuggled right out of this country in nine lead-lined diplomatic pouches back in 1955.

Also, I'm about 100 percent sure that this story has it's origins in the propaganda arm of Mossad, Israel's CIA.

Michael R. Kelsey

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