However, unlike Apartheid South Africa(henceforth ASA), you don't have communism or something large to justify the massive aid to Israel. Israel's own Mossad has acknowledged that Israel doesn't need Washington aid if it doesn't want to. Israel tried to use Islam post-911 to justify the aid, but now that ship has sailed as muslims are mostly killing each other, not other people. What's left? Not much, except the Israel lobby.
Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel, monitoring group says (Reuters)
from the article: How South Africa's apartheid regime saved Israel's defense industry