This study moves from a history of the American-Israeli strategic relationship since 1967 to an assessment of the permanency of US-Israeli strategic ties, their purpose in the eyes of both partners, and their susceptibility to future pressures. It includes an examination of the relationship under the strain of the 1991 Gulf War.
Table of Contents
Summary -- Introduction -- The Seeds are Planted -- The Reagan Revolution -- The Lebanon Interlude -- Strategic Cooperation Becomes Reality -- Strategic Cooperation is Finally Defined -- The Bush Administration -- Storm Clouds Over the Gulf -- Israel Under Attack -- Looking to the Future -- Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the United States and the Government of Israel on Strategic Cooperation 30 November 1981 -- Memorandum of Agreement Between the United States of America and the State of Israel Regarding Joint Political, Security and Economic Cooperation -- JCSS Publications -- The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies Recent Publications in English
"Karen L. Puschelhas been a Soviet affairs specialist with the US Department of State since 1981. While on leave of absence, she wrote this study as a guest scholar at the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, under funding from the US Institute of Peace. In 1988, Ms. Puschel was an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Her past publications include “Can Moscow live with SDI” (Survival, January 1989) and “Soviet Aerospace: Reading for the Future” (National Defense, June 1990). In the summer of 1992 she will take up a position at the US Embassy in Moscow. "