away from the huge spat which is emerging between Israel and the United states. We all remember where Yitzhak Shamir ended up when the ordinary decent Israelis thought that the Israeli/American relationship was degrading, he lost his job. Which Netanyahu is going to do anyway when he declares a settlement freeze in East Jerusalem.
U.S. sanctions Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport (Reuters)
from the article: 'Israel asks Egypt to renew Shalit swap talks'