Israel and American Jews may think the US still has relevance. But the Palestinians and Arab world increasingly have no faith in any US credibility. And none of the Republicans mentioned or running for President can or will improve that situation at all. True or not, the US, regardless of who is President, is seen as a tool of the Israeli right wing, unable to make any single independent judgment. That is the prime value of the Netanyahu victory over Obama.
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from the article: U.S. presidential candidates still working out positions on Israel