Among the enduring myths concerning President Obama’s foreign policy toward Israel is that he hates Israel, he hates Jews, he loves Arabs, and he is a wimp toward Iran.So, let us examine the record of Israel-US relations.
1. Republican President Dwight Eisenhower ordered Israel to halt its attack on Egypt in 1956. His Secretary of State refused to visit Jerusalem but visited Arab capitals.
2. Richard Nixon refused to provide military aid Israel during the Yom Kippur was until Premier Gold Meier threatened to use atomic weapons.
3. Ronald Reagan sold missiles to Iran.
4. George H.W. Bush and his Secretary of State were despised in Israel because they opposed West Bank settlements.
Barack Obama has sent Israel about $24 billion worth of military aid.