Accession Number:

AD1014184

Title:

Israel: Background and U.S. Relations in Brief

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Congressional Research Service Washington United States

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Report Date:

2015-12-30

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Israels security has significant relevance for U.S. interests in the Middle East, and Congress plays an active role in shaping and overseeing U.S. relations with Israel. This report focuses on the following Recent dynamics in U.S.-Israel relations. U.S.-Israel next steps following the July 2015 Iranian nuclear deal. Regional threats Israel perceives from Hezbollah the Lebanese, Iran-backed Shiite group and U.S.-designated terrorist organization, Syria, and elsewhere. Ongoing Israeli-Palestinian tensions and violence. Domestic political developments in Israel.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE