Israel has no strtegic depth. Russia could land troops in teh USA and the US would have contained them by teh time they hiot the mid west and then push them back. Israel has no fall back depth. eight minutes by fighter jet from it north to south and three minutes east to west. A mere sliver. Six million people stuffed into teh area the size of rhode island. yes ISrael needs its security and it needs to stay ahead of the arabs simply because it can not afford to lose one single war.
from the article: How will the Republican-controlled House affect U.S.-Israel ties?