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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Israel: Background and U.S. Relations

Categories: Arab,Egypt,Iran,Israel,Middle East Conflict

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33476.pdf

Discusses how recent events have increased concerns about Israel’s security especially with regard to Iran and the long-standing peace treaty with Egypt.  Also discusses the question of control over Jerusalem and relations with the Palestinians.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists