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The US elections and Israel

Israelis are anxious about the future of the US’s pro-Israel stance, but a US president’s foreign policy is largely unfettered by Congress.

The disgusting and drawn-out character assassination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has been followed by the announcement of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley that she will be retiring after the end of the year.

These events have reinforced Israeli anxiety about what the congressional elections in November might signify for US-Israeli relations, particularly if the Democrats should take control of one or both of the houses of Congress.

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