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Trump’s Mexican Wall a Boon for Israeli Security Company

Palestinians, not permitted by Israeli security forces to cross into Jerusalem from the West Bank due to an age limit, climb over a section of the controversial Israeli barrier as they try to make their way to attend the first Friday prayer of Ramadan in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, in the village of Al-Ram, near Ramallah June 19. PHOTO: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

By Isaac Scharf | 24 November 2016

USA TODAY (AP) — The Israeli company that has built high-tech fences along the country’s volatile borders is now trying to build a bridge to the Trump administration — hoping to use its experience to cash in on the president-elect’s plan to seal the border with Mexico.

Magal Security Systems has been a major player in building high-tech fences and walls along Israel’s volatile northern and southern borders, as well as the massive separation barrier that snakes along the frontier with the West Bank. Its products include cameras, sophisticated sensors, robots and software to operate the systems.

“We believe that the U.S. government is going to increase its security budgets in the upcoming years and definitely we look forward to take part in it,” the company’s chief executive, Saar Koursh, told The Associated Press.

Investors seem to agree. […]

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  • Roy Hobs

    If there was a way to track the wealth of the ((( 2% ))) over the course of the next 4 years; I’d venture to guess the richest of the rich will just continue to get richer.

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