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Who’s Profiting from Israel’s Offensive in Gaza?:

August 10, 2014

The advent of Drones has meant a new source of revenue for the war machine. However the problem was there was no market for such things , well let’s say limited market . When no market exist for a product you have to invent one. With military creations a war is needed or a severe state of fear. A drone is coming to a state near you.

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Israel continues to reject Hamas’s offer of a ten-year ceasefire because it would undermine Israeli arms sales, which reached $7 billion in 2012

July 31, 2014

JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore.

Now joining us to give us a special report on the Israeli military-industrial complex is our guest, Shir Hever. Shir is an economic researcher for the Alternative Information Center, a Palestinian-Israeli organization.

Thanks for joining us, Shir.

SHIR HEVER, ECONOMIST, ALTERNATIVE INFORMATION CENTER: Thank you for having me, Jessica.

DESVARIEUX: So, Shir, the violence continues in Gaza, and it begs the question, who is actually profiting from this war?

HEVER: I have to say it feels very cynical to talk about economy and profiteers when we’re talking about such a massive human tragedy and so many people killed–murdered, actually. But I think it is very important to understand…

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