Arab states threatened to boycott Caterpillar if the company continues to sell bulldozers to the Israeli army. Pro-Palestinian activists have criticized Caterpillar because Israel uses the company’s bulldozers to destroy what it says are terrorists’ homes. In a letter made available to The Associated Press, the Arab office for the boycott of Israel threatened repercussions for Caterpillar if it didn’t stop doing business with Israel.
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