Israel and its problems are not luxuries the U.S. can easily afford any more. As the U.S. extricates itself from Iraq, and perhaps also from Afghanistan, it will de-emphasize the importance of the Israel/Palestinian conflict. Why? Because the Next Big Thing is the Asian balance of power. Israel has no importance whatsoever to that question.
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from the article: There's no substitute for Washington