From the historical recognition of Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, inaugurating the new embassy in the capital a year ago, withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and many other measures, U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration are firmly on Israel’s side with no sign of slowing down.
“By taking Jerusalem off the table I wanted to make it clear that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and as for specific boundaries would support what both sides agreed to.”
Before catching his flight to the AIPAC conference, Netanyahu spoke with Trump on the phone. “You’ve made history,” he told the president, and he was right.
The U.S. has received a return on its investment. Israel is a stable and democratic forward base of operations in a fragile and volatile region and the U.S. has been able to point to the performance of their weapons in the IDF’s hands to boost sales across the globe.