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Israel Has Biden's Support, but It's Losing Life-long Friends in Congress

While President Joe Biden handled the crisis in textbook fashion with old-school diplomacy, Israel would be foolish to believe its relationship with the ruling Democratic Party has not been adversely affected

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There are several types of foreign policy crises every new U.S. administration plans for: an ongoing crisis that requires immediate attention and involvement; predictable potential crises that require longer-term planning and policy formulation; and the unexpected crisis that presents itself out of the blue. The latter is by definition the most unwelcome for any new president, particularly if his priorities are distinctly different and if it creates domestic political discomfort.

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