I make no apologies for President Obama's tactics, but at the same time, it's a bit ludicrous to accuse any one person or administration of diplomatic ineptitude considering the thousands of years of failure by everybody. Obama has had less than 14 months to change all of human history. Maybe it would be worthwhile to give him a few years to work impossible miracles where all others have failed through the millennia. Whaddya think?
Entrance to Jerusalem's Old City to be opened to residents, Israeli citizens and tourists (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu thought he could take Obama, and lost