Obama has certain objectives but he is an opportunist as are most politicians. He will change his tune before Novembver 2012 as he worries about the election polling statistics. We had hoped for a Statesman. We got another lousy politician with great teleprompter skills, but still better than any Republican out there.
Knesset passes 'Norwegian Law' allowing ministers to resign their seats, remain in cabinet (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF agrees to expansion of West Bank settlement