...is probably pulling off his last sale to this administration. Obama will survive this naive deal, but when at the end of the "partial freeze" the shovels go back in the ground, Netanyahu will have lost the dwindling trust of Obama. Bibi's thinking is probably to play this out into the next American election cycle, when pressure on Israel becomes a no-no. Who is never missing an opportunity to miss an opportunity now?
Saudi-backed forces advance on rebel-held province in Yemen (DPA)
from the article: Netanyahu awaiting written offer from Obama on settlement freeze