Originally Posted by elsid13
Sometimes it's not about economics. Israel is western style democracy in part of the world that we have failed to gain allies from both the countries leadership and population. Democratic countries tend to be partners and have very similar agendas.
Israel does provide a us, with INTEL and stable partner we don't have anywhere else in ME.
You are incredibly naive.
Check out how Israel assists in the surveillance of Americans. And btw they sell their spyware to repressive regimes like China, Saudi Arabia etc that use it to prevent democratization.