Hagel and Kerry may present the occasion for Jewish Israel to learn the limits of political power, defined by the concept of despotism. When only its minions rise to power in the US, only its minions can "advise" it, and so it never gets any good advice. Talking to strangers is a skill, but starts with the conviction that you don't, a priori, know it all.
Key U.S. House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Hagel arrives in Israel for first stop on Mideast tour