Netanyahu's excuse is so paper thin, only an idiot would believe that the Prime Minster did not know about settlement building in disputed territory. Israels only real friend is the US, who supplies them with just about everything needed including funds from the huge Jewish community here, they have for years thumbed their noses at us whenever we suggested something, but are quick to ask for aid when militarily they do something stupid. We need to start tightening the purse strings so they feel it where it hurts. We do it to other rogue countries, why not Israel? Take heed people of Israel, you cannot be tyrants and thumb your noses at those that seek to help you, do that and you will lose the only friends you have, and yes, maybe you will become the people without a land as God said the Jews would become for rejecting His Son.
Israel to cut VAT to 17%, corporate tax rate to 25%., says Netanyahu (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu: Probe events that led to row with U.S. over East Jerusalem