Ross sold for Obama Israel! He has the contract in his drawer and sometime the president has to know some details (such as how much oil and money the various Islamic States have to deliver and when, etc). Obama and Ross do not need the Jews ,but only their money when campaigning: "non olet".
Israeli PM to Palestinian President Abbas: We must fight terror together (Haaretz)
from the article: Dennis Ross’ ‘red line’ to the White house