Let's start with 8 years of Geo W Bush, who had a "hands-off" approach to Israel, during which time Israel overestimated their "inside" strentgh in Wash DC. When AIPAC was dragged through 6 years of court hearings and eventually investigations for spying were dropped agaisnt two AIPAC individuals, Washington "insiders" knew our relationship was out of balance. Lebanonese '06 War and Cast Lead Operation into Gaza continued to paint a picture for Wash DC "insiders" of a problem allaiance. Peace talks are the only direction to go--comprehensive talks: with Palestinians, Syrians, and the Lebanonese.
Hamas says Egyptian mediation has restored calm along Israel, Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu thought he could take Obama, and lost
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