If Israel were as large as the US, and as far from any immediate threat, it too could take its time in diplomacy and war. When the knife is at your throat, and you are outnumbered 100:1, there is rarely time for the niceties of perfecting the best response. And when you look at the mess the current administration is making of everything it is doing, perhaps taking lessons from the US is not the right way to go.
German finance minister says need to limit number of refugees coming to Europe (Reuters)
from the article: Israel should learn from U.S. how to pace diplomacy