It seems ridiculous to blame Obama for the miscalculations of Bush and conservative Israel. Obama is simply trying to plug holes in a dam that Bush and Bibby have critically damaged. At the moment Israel is compromising the future for short term gains. What is happening right now is a result of that. IE the costs of the long term are catching up with Israel. If Israel continues with its short sighted policies more problems are ahead for her.
Syrian army troops make gains near Aleppo, retake nearby village (AP)
from the article: Israel alone can't be blamed for row with Turkey
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