August 13, 2020

Biden’s deep Israel ties could ease Obama-era tensions: experts

Jerusalem (AFP) – During Joe Biden’s first trip to Israel in 1973, he met prime minister Golda Meir, who chain-smoked as she detailed regional security threats days before the Yom Kippur War.Biden, a newly elected senator at the time, later described that meeting as “one of the most consequential” of his life. In the more than four decades since, his career has been punctuated by a staunch defence of Israel, especially in its handling of the Palestinian conflict.Biden, set to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee next week, will face in Donald Trump a president that Prime Minister…


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