It's not a question if the US is a true friend of Israel. We have the likes of eric cantor to assure that in the US Congress. The pertinent queestion for Americans to ask is whether or not Israel is really our friend? Now ther's the question many doubt.
Judge orders Jerusalem Gay Pride attacker to undergo psychiatric evaluation (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S. officials: Barak 'deceived' us about his role in peace process