Israel National News reports that in its last days, the Obama administration plans to come down hard on Israel:
The Middle East Quartet, made up of the US, EU, UN, and Russia, is scheduled to release a major policy report later in coming weeks, and senior diplomats involved in its drafting have indicated that the US is taking a far harder line on Israel than in the past.
You can argue that he already is or is sending signals that he’s going to soon. Take a look at the following recent articles:
It’s been quite clear over the last seven years how much disdain Obama has for Israel. Now he’s going out of his way to bypass Israel and go to the U.N. to force his will upon Israel regarding a two-state solution.
Politico reports on the Obama administration’s reaction to yesterday’s election results in Israel. The Obama administration is fuming, as you might expect. Still, this is deeply ironic: Israel has re-elected a leader who is pro-American, who shares our values, who is popular with the American people–more popular, in fact, than our own president–and our administration is outraged. This is the upside-down Age of Obama. To be pro-American is now bad, apparently.
So how might Obama retaliate against Israel for re-electing a pro-American government?
Iran has built an active front from Israel’s northern Mediterranean border adjacent to Rosh Hanikra, all the way to the Golan Heights. The goal: to undermine and wage war against the “Zionist entity” with conventional, powerful military means from within Lebanon and Syria.So says Yigal Carmon, Counter-terrorism Adviser to prime ministers Yitzhak Shamir and Yitzhak Rabin, and founder and president of the prestigious Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). Continue reading
The Obama administration is pressuring Israeli generals to stop publicly voicing their concerns about the administration’s security proposals in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and instead endorse the administration’s plans, according to Israeli media reports. Continue reading