Who does the United States support in the Arab-Israeli Conflict?
United States supports both Israel and Palestine, but gives the
majority of its support to Israel.
The United States supported Israel during this conflict.
The USA supposed to be neutral about helping the both sides
equally, but in actually it supports Israel more than the Arabic
It is important to note that the US-Israel Relationship did not
really develop until after the Six Day War of 1967. Prior to this,
Israel's primary alliance was either with the Soviet Union
(1948-1953) or with the United Kingdom and France (1953-1967) and
the United Kingdom remained relatively neutral on the Arab-Israeli
Currently: The United States supports both Israel, Egypt, and
Palestine. The United States is also prepared to support and aide
any Arab country (like Egypt) that is willing to trade violence and
antagonism for peace.
The United States support for the State of Israel is the
strongest of the three comes from a variety of sources. Israel has
cooperated with the United States on diplomatic issues, military
and intelligence exchanges, large amounts of trade, and significant
technological investment. In addition there a numerous Americans
who support the State of Israel because of religious convictions on
top of the already-listed reasons.
Egypt is the second-largest individual recipient of American Aid
(after Israel) and this money has gone to fund the Egyptian Army
primarily as well as infrastructure maintenance. Given the
corruption in the Mubarak Regime, not much of this money trickled
down to Egyptian commoners, but it was there. The United States
maintains a strategic alliance with Egypt also on account of the
Suez Canal which sees most of the Persian Gulf oil-tankers pass
The United States is the largest donor to UNRWA, the UN
organization maintaining the Palestinian Refugee Camps, and is one
of the largest donors to the Palestinian Authority, the current
official government of Palestine. The United States has
consistently endorsed a Roadmap to Peace with a Two-State Solution
since the Oslo Accords in 1993.