If that is the criteria of friendship then Pakistan is even a bigger friend of US then Israel. They helped in the defeat of USSR in Afghanistan, more than 3500 Pakistani soldiers and thousands of citizens have died in the fight against extremists and they have arrested more extremists and handed them over to US than any other country. US should pamper Pakistan as much or more than Israel?. This logic is beyond any reasoning. For 3 billion dollars a year for the past 35 years Israel is expected to do more Mr. Prime Minister.
Israeli vehicle hit in drive-by shooting in West Bank; no casualties reported (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu to U.S.: Palestinian demands may delay peace talks again