History will not be favorable to our current American political leaders unless they promptly correct the strong perception that they abandoned Israel and Jews.
Austin says the US remains committed to Israel's security and will work with the IDF to ensure its qualitative military edge in the Middle East.
While each of these American actions may have standalone rationalizations, the cumulative effect is to put Israel on the defensive – and I think that is exactly what the administration intends.
The timing of this election might be sensitive, as the US State Department is "prepared to engage in discussions with Iran."
Israeli officials who worked with Kahl during the Obama years are openly throwing their support to him, saying he was instrumental in securing funding for Israel’s Iron Dome.
"We will maintain our ironclad commitment to Israel’s security, while seeking to further its integration with its neighbors and resuming our role as promoter of a viable two-state solution."
Jerusalem views with trepidation the possibility that the Biden administration will embark on a human rights crusade in the Middle East.
Several steps taken, and others not taken, have calmed fears that the Biden administration would take up at the tense point where Obama left off.
On the surface, the phone call was not really that important.
in a world order where the liberal-democratic ethos is regnant once again, the Israeli government may find itself faced with increasing difficulties on a whole range of issues.