Reports and Studies

United States Policy on Palestine: 2021 and Beyond

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17 February 2021

The United States’ (US) historical support for Israel has served to condone and facilitate Israel’s abuses against Palestinians since 1948. Although the administration of US President Donald Trump is perhaps the most explicit in furthering Israel’s colonization-agenda, the US has never been an unbiased peace broker. Instead, the US has provided billions of dollars of aid to Israel annually, has failed to take substantive actions in order to ensure that Israel abide by its duties under international law, including as an Occupying Power, and has blocked international efforts to hold Israel accountable.  Accordingly, as Israel persists in blatantly discriminating against its Palestinian citizens, and in holding Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) under occupation, US officials provide cover for and continue to present Israel as the “only democracy in the Middle East.”...