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Committee on Foreign RelationsIntroducedJanuary 6th, 2009
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A resolution expressing solidarity with Israel in Israel's defense against terrorism in the Gaza Strip.
Expresses the Senate's: (1) solidarity with Israel as it takes necessary steps to provide security to its people and commitment to Israel's right to self-defense; and (2) commitment to promote economic relations and partnerships in technology and alternative energy between the United States and Israel in order to stimulate both countries' economies in this time of crisis. Condemns the firing of rockets into civilian areas by the terrorist groups of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad. Urges: (1) all Arab states to declare strong opposition to terrorism and terrorist attacks on civilians; and (2) all parties in the Middle East to pursue regional peace.