We, US citizens, collectively get to define what is US national interest and we believe in support for Israel. You may not support it, but I need not justify myself to you on patriotic grounds. I am open and proud of what I believe and feel it is patriotic. You disagree, well, tough. It's a democracy thing, you know. USS Liberty was judged by a US investigation to have been an accident. There a few who claim otherwise, but they get to revel in fake patriotism and foam a little, that is all.
U.S. sanctions Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport (Reuters)
from the article: U.S.-Israel row clouds opening day of AIPAC conference