"The United States is a superpower; it is doubtful whether Israel is even a regional power" By any definition, Israel is a superpower at this point in time, and that's part of the problem. The Palestinians need peace more than Israel needs peace, given the predicament of the Palestinians and that of the Israelis. Israel in reality doesn't need anybody except the United States really. Suggesting that they need the Arabs or the rest of the world is delusional given the massive aid coming from the US every year.
Israel to cut VAT to 17%, corporate tax rate to 25%., says Netanyahu (Reuters)
from the article: Gaza is the fuel for Muslim world's anti-Israel struggle