"Lying by inference"(Potobac) Not really ... The article is spot on. "He never said it would END all problems. Does anyone doubt it would LESSEN hostility?"(Potobac) Does anyone doubt that there is no such thing as being half pregnant? Hostility IS hostility and Al quaida would continue it's hostility towards the USA and it's interests, with or without Israel ... Also, with the way we have slanted our policy in favor of Israel, why would anyone in Ramallah hang out an US flag?"(Potobac) OK we get, your biggest problem is that no one in Ramallah will hang out a US flag. That's your perogative to be concerned by that. Fortunately though other people in the US have other concerns which include loyalty to old alliances. Each to their own ... It is a free country after all.
Russia: U.S. plan to provide air cover for Syrian rebels undermines Damascus fight on ISIS (Reuters)
from the article: America's Mideast woes don't begin and end with Israel