Biden and Israel: “there are good reasons to worry about the chances for greater tension, but as Netanyahu showed Obama, the Jewish state knows how to say “no”

JNS
What a Biden presidency could mean for Israel
by Jonathan Tobin
November 5, 2020

…The alliances with the Arab states that have been forged with Trump’s help will become stronger, not weaker if Biden were to choose policies that would strengthen Iran. The Arab states that have embraced Israel have not done so as an act of charity or out of a sentimental attachment to Zionism; they did it in order to strengthen their security. And if Biden repeats Obama’s mistakes in the Mideast, they will need Israel as much if not more than ever. Similarly, Israel is both economically and militarily stronger than it was in 2009, and while the friendship of its sole superpower ally is still necessary, it need not quail before Biden any more than it did before Obama. READ MORE

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