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MKs Urge U.S. to Spend More on David's Sling Missile Defense System  
19/02/2008  
   

"The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee urged a delegation of U.S. congressmen Monday to increase American funding for development of the David's Sling system for defense against medium-range rockets and missiles.  Committee members argued that this is of mutual interest, since American army bases in the Middle East and Afghanistan are as vulnerable to such rockets as Israeli towns are.   The four senators and representatives, headed by Senate minority leader Jon Kyl (R-Arizona), arrived earlier this week for Congress's semiannual dialogue with the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee..."

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