March 29, 2012

Israel's Secret Military Bases

Mark Perry, Foreign Policy

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Azerbaijan has ties to Israel that have been described as an iceberg - much of it is below the surface. That is troubling for many in the U.S. who feel Israel may use the country as a staging ground for an attack on Iran.

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