There is no factual basis for Gideon Levy's assertion that Israel is "loathed in Washington." Certainly, Binyamin Netanyahu has some critics in Washington. But both the U.S. Congress and the Obama administration are very pro-Israeli. Possibly, Gideon Levy loathes Israel, and he is projecting his own emotions onto others.
from the article: Israel and its tattletale campaign against Syria - and Iran