Because of the encompassing influence of the international Jewish lobby within the American government, the State of Israel has occupied a position of near-infallibility in the eyes of America's appointed officials, as well as the media's talking heads.
Let not the scores of Americans killed in foreign wars at the behest of Israel's advisers be forgotten, either. The Liberty was subject to a tragedy where America's foreign entanglements were boiled to simplicity. Elsewhere Americans are killed by propped up rebel factions, faux guerrilla forces, and governmental puppets all the same. In June of 1967, the world had a chance to see the perpetrators behind the usual mask.