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Obama to fund Israel's missile system

Obama to fund Israel's missile system 14 May 2010 US President Barack Obama wants Congress to pay Israel more than $200 million to fund a new missile system, the White House spokesman says. Obama has asked Congress to approve the aid so that Israel could deploy a controversial missile system called the "Iron Dome." White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said on Thursday that Washington recognizes the need [?!?] for Israel to have such a system. [So why the f*ck do *we* have to pay for it?]