The focus on Obama is missing the point, he has assembled a team of top talent around him. Rahm Emanuel is leading and co-ordinating the team which includes george Mitchell, Hilary Clinton, etc. These are tough, smart people with decades of experience and should not be either ignored or underestimated. Netanyahu thinks that he understands the US but hi real opponent is not Obama but Rahm Emanuel and I know who I think will come out on top. Look at current Us initiatives, yielding the missies in Eastern Europe has won plaudits from Russia, while Israel is trying to recover from supplying arms to Georgia!
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Israel should learn from U.S. how to pace diplomacy