The Damnable Flip-Flops That Prove Donald Trump is Bad for Israel by Rabbi Daniel Kirzane

Trump is eager to turn his back on America’s allies when those partnerships cost us money, and this instinct could signal the end of America’s longstanding dedication to Israel. Our alliance with Israel entails a financial burden that America has always embraced because of our ideological and strategic interest in a democratic state in the Middle East. But Donald Trump’s documented admiration of foreign dictators like Saddam Hussein, Kim Jong Un, and Benito Mussolini suggests that Trump has no reliable interest in extending America’s commitment to democracy abroad. If Trump thinks that supporting Israel is a “bad deal,” we have every right to expect he’ll walk away.

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