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Luiza Khlebnikova 
In the 2000s the ‘Iranian problem’ started dominating a political agenda of the US-Israeli relations. While two governments had a common goal of containing Iranian nuclear ambitions, they proved unable to agree on how to reach it. This paper indentifies the roots of the current crisis in the U.S.-Israeli dialogue. Special attention is paid to internal determinants that influence policy decision-making within the United States and Israel.
Israel, the United States, Iran, U.S. Congress, lobbyism, Israel lobby, Jewish diaspora, national security threat, foreign policy, security, nuclear program, sanctions
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