The quality of the minister in charge of relations with other countries is the direct reflect of the respect the country has for them as well as of its self-respect. Israël acts as if it full of contempt for relations with the rest of the world. As a country which simply cannot rely on itself for budget, defense and even education (most of its so advocated achievements come from the US education system) it is absolutely stupid and the deserved effects are rapidly snowballing.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: Lieberman's victory