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America's Israel: The US Congress and American-Israeli Relations, 1967--1975

Kenneth Kolander


The U.S.-Israel relationship that most people recognize today, which includes enormous amounts of U.S. military aid to Israel, a powerful strategic alliance, and an American willingness to acquiesce to Israeli occupation of certain Arab territories taken in 1967, came into existence between 1967 and 1975. The U.S. Congress played a key role in shaping American-Israeli relations during this period (as it does today) and, therefore, occupies a central place in this book. No book-length treatment of U.S.-Israel relations focuses primarily on the role of Congress. The imbalance in the scholarly pe ... More

Keywords: United States, Israel, Special Relationship, Military Sales, Peace Process, Cold War, Diplomacy, Congress, Presidents, Middle East

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813179476
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813179476.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kenneth Kolander, author