What, heaven forbid, would happen if there were a leak about an intention to reconsider the extent of U.S. military aid? Israel has been boasting of its economic successes in recent months despite the global crisis. Those achievements could collapse, affecting the credit rating so dear to the hearts of economists. Israel’s security dependence on the United States is tremendous.
With Ashkenzi out of the way, Barak can finally have his way – Haaretz – Israel News