...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?
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu awaiting written offer from Obama on settlement freeze