The need to preempt Iran and export gas to Egypt was the reason the government gave to push through its controversial plan for Israel's natural gas. Now, this reason may no longer exist.03:48 31.08.15 | 0 comments
It's not a change--it's the roadmap. What changed is that Israeli cabinet members seem to have thought that that was just for show, that they could continue to ignore things, permit construction in contested areas, expand settlements, and no one would say anything. Rather than engage in dialogue, it's been "pull out the off-the-record-insult quotes." Now there's sharp diplomacy. Then they'll wonder why the administration continues to be cool to them.