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Unbreakable Bonds: Israel-US Relations at a Critical Juncture Amid Tensions

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 27, 2024
The urgency of alleviating the humanitarian crisis in Gaza stressed by US Secretary of Defense to Israeli counterpart

The relations between Israel and the United States have reached a critical juncture, but not a breaking point. Their bond is “unbreakable,” as defined by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin after meeting with his Israeli counterpart, Yoav Gallant. The meeting took place just days after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the White House for allowing an immediate ceasefire resolution in Gaza, which was the first in six months of war.

Gallant, during his second day of meetings in the United States, discussed issues of military collaboration and strengthening the air capacity of the Israeli army. He also met with the director of the CIA, William J. Burns, who participated in negotiations between Israel and Hamas in Doha last week. Friction between the two allies due to pressure from Washington has strained their bilateral relationship. Washington has been urging Israel to reduce the intensity of its offensive on Gaza to minimize civilian suffering.

However, Austin emphasized that Israel has the right to defend itself and that the United States will always support it because their bond is “unbreakable.” The urgent relief of the humanitarian crisis in Gaza remains a priority, with Israel facing challenges and criticism for their actions. Both Gallant and Austin discussed threats to Israel and ways to address them, including destroying Hamas and securing hostages’ release.

The Israeli Defense Minister’s meeting with his American counterpart came after Netanyahu’s criticism of Washington for abstaining from a UN Security Council vote. Gallant also met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan during his trip to discuss important cooperation between

By Samantha Nguyen

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