Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Israel: Supporting Israel has become as American as apple pie


America and Israel 2012

Never before in any previous race for the White House have U.S.-Israel relations played such a prominent role in the campaign. What accounts for that?

By Moshe Arens

It was inevitable that Republicans and Democrats would begin to emphasize their support for Israel during the present campaign. Admiration and support of Israel has become almost as American as apple pie, even though there are still some political circles in America that have their reservations about Israel. But both candidates for the presidency feel the need to emphasize their support for Israel during the campaign. Regardless of whether the next American president will be Obama or Mitt Romney, Israel will be able to depend on solid support in both houses of Congress during the next four years. 

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