Obama says we are pulling out but we are not totally--it is like a woman saying she will remain only a little bit pregnant. We control puppet governments in both countries and in Iraq we maintain the largest embassy in the world ---100 acres of embassy---quite impressive for an occupying nation to leave behind----it's housed by a private army in addition to an ambassador. The U.S. has an estimated 1000 bases throughout the globe, and recently began updating and increasing its presence in the Far East.
Ofir Akunis officially replaces Danny Danon as minister of science, technology, and space (Haaretz)
from the article: It's not Obama who's meddling in Israel's elections: it’s reality