Origins of the U.S.-Israel Alliance

Professor Ben-Zvi talked about the historical background of the American-Israeli alliance in the late 1950s. He suggested that the… read more

Professor Ben-Zvi talked about the historical background of the American-Israeli alliance in the late 1950s. He suggested that the Eisenhower administration was unwilling to become militarily engaged in Jordan to protect the pro-Western Jordanian regime from the threat of Egypt. The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Israel became a means of establishing regional security because Israel was the only regional power capable of protecting Jordan. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Origins of the U.S.-Israel Alliance

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Program ID:
186100-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 31, 2005 | 12:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 05, 2005 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 31, 2005 | 12:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 01, 2005 | 3:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2005 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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