April 17, 2021

Biden’s relationship with Israel shaping up to be less cozy than his predecessors’

Featuring Kaleigh Thomas

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist Anne Gearan

The current Iran nuclear talks mark a defining moment for President Biden and the new, less-cozy relationship that is shaping up between Biden and Israel, its longtime leader and its American supporters.

Biden campaigned on a pledge to return to the Iran deal, which was brokered by President Barack Obama over the fierce objections of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But until the talks began this month, it was not clear how either leader would handle their differences of opinion, or what they portended for an alliance already in flux.

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Authors

  • Kaleigh Thomas

    Associate Fellow, Middle East Security Program

    Kaleigh Thomas is the Associate Fellow for the Middle East Security Program and 2020 recipient of the 1LT Andrew J. Bacevich Jr., USA Award at CNAS. She also serves as the cof...