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  11/30/2011, Kislev 4, 5772

MK Says US Withdrawal from Iraq is Bad for Israel

 Knesset Member Binyamin Ben-Eliezer argued against cutting the budget for the Israel Defense Forces. He made the statement at a meeting of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. Ben-Eliezer said that Israel is currently facing a serious security situation and that the imminent withdrawal of United States forces from Iraq would have an adverse effect on Israel.