Analysis Olmert Lauds Obama’s 'Extraordinary Courage' in Defense of Israel at UN

Speaking in New York, former PM continues to play coy about his political plans, saying he will 'use whatever platform I can' to make sure Israel does not squander 'historic opportunity' for peace.

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says he was dismayed by Israel’s “offending” response to the “extraordinary courage” shown by President Obama’s Administration in their defense of Israel at the United Nations. “I was utterly surprised,” he said.