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while not exactly true, it is true that the American-Israeli bond only took its more familiar form after 1967. Up to that time the closest Israeli ally were the French [1]: "France was Israel's main weapons supplier until its withdrawal from Algeria in 1966 removed most common interest from the relationship, and France became increasingly critical of Israel".

Regarding American-Israeli relations[2]: "During Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, U.S. policy shifted to a whole-hearted, but not unquestioning, support for Israel. Prior to the Six-Day War of 1967, U.S. administrations had taken considerable care to avoid giving the appearance of favoritism."

Regarding Russia, at the very beginning they were pro-zionists, wanting to undermine the British influence in the Middle East. But quickly the USSR became a menace, whether threatening directly or by proxies[3]

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France%E2%80%93Israel_relations

[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_%E2%80%93_United_States_...

[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel%E2%80%93Russia_relations


Interestingly, Russia tried to start a Jewish state in the far East in '34:

https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Jewish_Autono...




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