Obama Secretly Sold Bunker-Busting Bombs to Israel

Bombs Intended for Oft-Threatened Attack on Iran

by Jason Ditz, Antiwar.com,  September 23, 2011

A story to be published on Monday in Newsweek is revealing that President Obama secretly sold 55 GBU-28 bunker-buster bombs to the Israeli military in 2009, citing comments from unnamed officials familiar with the deal.

The Pentagon declined to confirm the sale, but Press Secretary George Little did say that US was “committed to helping Israel maintain its qualitative military edge.” The bombs had been sought for an Israeli attack on Iran, something the Netanyahu government has repeatedly threatened.

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