US has penalized settlement products labeled “Made in Israel” for 20 years. Read more about US lawmakers slam EU to defend Israeli settlements
Despite Israel’s bluster, it remains closely allied with the Palestinian Authority, on which it relies to maintain control of millions of Palestinians. Read more about Why are US lawmakers more enraged over Hamas-Abbas deal than AIPAC?
The US administration of President Barack Obama was even more actively involved than previously known in enforcing the siege of Gaza along Egypt’s border with the territory. And the Pentagon provided direct assistance and technology for these efforts, a newly released official document reveals. Read more about Egypt's military ruler Tantawi and the American siege of Gaza: revelations from Wikileaks