The US has been Israel’s biggest financial sponsor for decades, enabling human rights violations. Biden’s upcoming trip to the region is expected to further affirm this relationship.
The US report on the killing of the Palestinian-American journalist appears to dilute the clear responsibility of Israeli forces
Successive US governments, irrespective of the ruling party, have been providing billions of dollars in aid to Israel each year. Israel has been accused of using the money to sustain its occupation of Palestine
After much wrangling, the US Congress managed to pass the a COVID-19 relief package. However, it offers only a pittance at a time when large sections of the population are facing an unprecedented economic crisis
The relief package will be the second-largest of its kind since the passing of the CARES Act in March, but is too little and too late for millions who have been pushed closer to poverty and instability by the pandemic