Thursday, July 31, 2014

Hypocrite U.S. Condemns Slaughter of Gaza School Children and Immediately Resupplies Israeli Weaponry

An Israeli mobile artillery unit fires towards the
Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. (Reuters/Baz Ratner)
RT | Jul 30, 2014

No sooner than the White House condemned the shelling of a United Nations-operated school in Gaza on Wednesday did news break that the Pentagon will supply the Israeli military with new ammunition to further their campaign on the war-ravaged city.

That afternoon, CNN reported that the United States military will be honoring a request from Israel for assistance in the midst of their weeks-long campaign against militants from Hamas residing in Gaza City.

According to the network, Pentagon officials have confirmed that the US will honor a request from Israel for several types of ammunition, including 120mm mortar rounds and 40mm ammunition for grenade launchers. The exchange will not be an emergency sale, the unnamed officials said, and is coming from a stockpile of weapons maintained by the US in Israel worth more than $1 billion.  

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