Israel ‘needs US stealth fighters to attack Iran’, but don’t worry, since 1948 Israel has only attacked defenceless victims

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Israel ‘needs US stealth fighters to attack Iran’

Israel ‘needs US stealth fighters to attack Iran’

The US provision of stealth fighters to Israel does not serve any defensive purposes, but it enhances Tel Aviv’s abilities to strike countries like Iran, said political commentator Edward Corrigan.

The US is set to arm Israel with more fighter jets in a $3 billion agreement signed between Washington and Tel Aviv over the weekend.

The deal includes 14 F-35 stealth fighters made by the US company, Lockheed Martin, at a cost of about $110 million each, Israeli officials announced on Sunday.

Other technological and training elements were also included in the military package.

“The United States has been Israel’s major supplier for arms and weapons. We just know that stealth fighter really is not a defensive weapon,” Corrigan, an international lawyer, told Press TV on Monday.

He said this is “a dangerous escalation in arms race” and “I don’t think it…

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