Summary

Sound relations with Israel have been the constant of US Middle East policy for decades. And over the past four years, Trump has proven one of the most pro-Israel presidents ever, allowing the US-Israeli partnership to grow closer than ever before. But the Biden administration will hold starkly different stances on key issues of importance such as Iran and Palestine, and this will reverberate not only in bilateral relations between Washington and Tel Aviv, but across the wider region as well.