The PJ Tatler

In Israel, Obama's Pitch Still Falls Flat

By the end of the year we will see the Iran-Israel-USA kabuki play reach its climax. While Obama has succeeded to convince America’s pliant liberal Jews that he’s “got Israel’s back,” he hasn’t yet convinced the Jews whose backs are actually against the wall. Of course, all the drama could have been avoided if only Obama had controlled his baser anti-Zionist instincts early on. But Obama is Obama and that would make Obama a different man.

The Institute for National Security Studies, 6/6/12

Israel and the United States in Disagreement over Iran

“It seems that in the current circumstances, the bottom line is that Israel will find it hard to respond favorably to the suggestion/demand by President Obama’s administration to place its trust in America’s resolve to prevent a nuclear Iran and not act on its own.”

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