What politician does not? Politics is Machiavellian, amoral, ruthlessly competitive, tyrannical, and usually corrupt. The US makes token efforts to pretend otherwise, Israel is more realistic.
North Korea insists it 'regrets,' not apologizes, over mine blast that killed 2 South soldiers (AP)
from the article: Envoy to U.S. Michael Oren denies saying Israel, U.S. drifting apart