The Heat examines changing relationship between U.S. and Israel

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Jordan submitted a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and an end to Israeli occupation of disputed territories by the end of 2017. The move came amid reports of animosity and tension between close allies, the United States and Israel. The Heat explores what this means for two countries and the world.

With personal and policy differences airing publicly in the press, there’s no denying the two governments have had a complex, personal, and strategic relationship that is often at odds with itself. A nuclear talks continue with Iran, and Israel potentially facing a key vote in the United Nations, the United States must decide how far it will go to support its historic ally.

The Heat examines changing relationship between U.S. and Israel

Jordan submitted a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and an end to Israeli occupation of disputed territories by the end of 2017. The move came amid reports of animosity and tension between close allies, the United States and Israel. The Heat explores what this means for two countries and the world.

The Heat’s panel for this discussion includes:

  • Boaz Bismuth, a former Israel ambassador to Mauritania under Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert.
  • Daniel Kurtzer, a former U.S. Ambassador to Israel during President George W. Bush’s first term in 2000.
  • Columnist, author, and senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, Hussein Ibish

Hussein Ibish of Am. Task Force on Palestine discusses U.S.-Israeli relations

The Heat's panel for this discussion includes: Boaz Bismuth, a former Israel ambassador to Mauritania under Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert. Daniel Kurtzer, a former U.S. Ambassador to Israel during President George W. Bush's first term in 2000 and Columnist, author, and senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, Hussein Ibish.