every single problem in the U.S. Israeli relationship can be traced to the instability of the Knesset. With the exception of the remarkable 3rd Knesset, every single term has seen political upheaval and realignment. exacerbating these trends is the rise of the (chicken-hawk) religious parties. ever so eager to appear tough, they are way too militaristic without having the necessary (and moderating) military experience.Inexperienced ministers and junior ministers are making colossal errors with international repercussions.regardless of the trustworthiness (or LACK of), it is incumbent on Israel to be realistic, look at the demographics, and realize that Israel cannot be both a democracy and a Jewish state with open ended occupation of Palestinians. They (the Palestinians) are NOT going away, they are getting more numerous. think of the logical conclusion to what the settlers want-i'm sure very few people would want to live in such conditions,it is far too reminiscent of what Jews fought
Saudi-led planes hit Houthi-controlled government buildings (Reuters)
from the article: What awaits Netanyahu on his next trip to Washington?