Latest update: 19/03/2010
- Benjamin Netanyahu - Israel - Israeli settlements - Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Joe Biden - USA
US-Israeli relations: a growing divide?
Relations between Israel and the United States are at their lowest ebb since 1975. The cause of the spat: a poorly or deliberately-timed housing initiative by the Israeli government, announced during a visit by US Vice President Joe Biden. All efforts so far by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to placate the Americans have failed. So what can we expect to happen now?
Guest: Ofer Bronchtein.
Program prepared by Yi Song and and Charlotte Oberti.