Biden and Netanyahu can carefully nourish US-Israeli ties

Related Categories: Democracy and Governance; Public Diplomacy and Information Operations; Middle East
Related Expert: Lawrence J. Haas

"As President-elect Biden prepares to assume office, however, he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would be wise to recognize the challenges that each faces, focus on the goals that their governments share, and avoid steps that could complicate their burgeoning relationship".

His view is that the upcoming administration must work together to address longstanding issues the countries face, while also recognizing the potential opportunites that come with a better foreign relationship.

"For both, the political landscape is fraught with challenges, but it also provides opportunities for progress". 

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