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Israel: New Prime Minister and U.S. Relations in Brief [Updated June 15, 2021]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "Israel [...] has forged close bilateral cooperation with the United States in many areas; issues with significant implications for U.S.-Israel relations include the following.  The June 2021 formation of a new Israeli power-sharing government, headed by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, after 12 years with Binyamin Netanyahu serving as prime minister. [1] Israel's security cooperation with the United States. [2] Issues relevant to Israeli-Palestinian disputes, including the aftermath of May 2021 Israel-Gaza Strip violence, human rights considerations, and Israel's normalization of relations with various Arab states. [3] Concerns about Iran's nuclear program and regional influence, including with Lebanon-based Hezbollah."

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CRS Report for Congress, R44245
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2021-06-15
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