The strategic basis for the U.S. Israel alliance

At a time when the U.S. Israel alliance is being questioned, Caroline Glick clearly enunciates why a strong, allied Israel is of great benefit to U.S. interests in the region, including regional stability. 

The article, which is here , also includes a video presentation.

A brief summary states:

* Democracy in Israel means that its alliance with America reflects the will of the Israeli people, remaining constant regardless of who is power in Jerusalem.  * As the US and Israel share the same regional foes, Israel’s successes redound to the US’s benefit.  * Israel remains the US’s most reliable source for accurate intelligence on America’s enemies in the region.  * By providing military assistance to Israel, America is showing all states and non-state  actors in the greater Middle East that it is a trustworthy ally.  * Today’s regional balance of power—in which the moderates have the upper hand over the radicals—is predicated on a strong Israel.

Meanwhile, David Pryce-Jones has a coherant take on the fallacies being promoted by the Obama administration.

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