with obama, anything could happen. he certainly has a strong dislike of israel. giving him another freeze is the wrong idea. better start developing the offshore oil and gaz reserves. the money would more than compensate for american aid. israel serving as a slave to the united states is undermining israeli sovereignty and morale, especially when the aid is given so grudgingly. israel should also develop her own fighter planes. obviously, this is a tall order. however, obama has shown that the alliance can be significantly downgraded by a president. israel cannot rely on this one ally for major parts of her security.
Islamic State militants blow up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra (Reuters)