If Obama is worried about stability and cheap oil in the mideast, confronting Iran and schmoozing Israel are exactly the opposite of how to achieve that goal. No nation is better placed and better motivated than Iran to turn the mideast on its head, collapsing American efforts in iraq and tripling the cost of oil overnight. Giving more and more weapons to Israel is a provocation to the entire region. Obama is headed for epic failure, but, at least, he will put a smile on the faces of Israelis.
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