you need to be reminded that even though the US may still be Israel's ally, Israel is hardly acting like an ally of the US or any other country. It is like a marriage that is in the process of disintegration and headed for divorce, and the final decree will not need the sanction of the Rabbinical Court. When a couple can no longer reconcile their differences, they wash their hands and go their separate ways. And don't expect any alimony.
Historic flooding in U.S.'s Carolinas kills 13 (DPA)