US politicians and the public are increasingly challenging Washington’s unstinting support of Israel.
The United States has traditionally been Israel’s most important ally, but American politicians and the public are increasingly challenging Washington’s longstanding and unquestioned loyalty.
Progressive Democrats pressured President Joe Biden to demand a ceasefire on Gaza, and they want weapons sales to Israel to stop.
Recent polls show Americans, including younger American Jews, are showing more support for the Palestinians.
How will this shift affect future ties between the two nations?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Omar Baddar – Member of the National Policy Council of the Arab American Institute
Razzan Quran – Palestinian activist
Jesse Mechanic – Writer and contributor Huffington Post, Mother Jones