Gideon Levy is absolutely right. The US has facilitated and turned a blind eye to Israel's addictive/destructive/racist behaviour for far too long. Sadly, the only chance of redeeming the country now seems to lie with a foreign leader - a sad comment. I don't know if Obama will stick to his guns and force Israel to do what is right, but we can only hope that, this time, the US proves it is the superpower in the relationship.
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from the article: U.S. tough love is the kind Israel needs