UNITED STATES-ISRAELI RELATIONS AND SECURITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 2008-2015
The historical relationship between the United States and Israel is a critical factor in influencing US Middle East policy. The policy focus of successive American leaders in the Middle East has been to protect the state of Israel and assist it in maintaining a military and economic superiority over its neighbours.
However, the relationship between the current American administration and its Israeli counterpart has been strained due to disagreements over the appropriate strategy to use in dealing with Israel's regional difficulties. As a result, this study investigated the impact of American-Israeli relations on overall Middle Eastern security between 2008 and 2015, using the following questions:
(1). Is the Middle East's instability due to the strained relationship between the US and Israeli governments?
(2). Is Obama's Middle East strategy damaging Israel's security? The data for this study was primarily gathered from secondary sources. The qualitative/descriptive method of data analysis was applied.
The report suggested that the several crises that gripped the Middle East between 2008 and 2015 might be ascribed to the strained relationship between the United States and Israel.
The research proposed that both nations' parliaments collaborate closely to settle areas of disagreement between the two countries in the best interests of Israel in particular and the Middle East overall.