allegations attibuted to him indictate that every attempt has been made by this Administration to illegitimise Israel in the eyes of the American People. Fortunately, it seems that the American People have a mind of their own and that this foolish attempt to blacken Israel has not succeeded. However it shows that Israel must treat this Administration, as opposed to both the American People and the two Houses of the American Legislature with great suspicion. It is for President Obama to demonstrate unequivocally and over an extended period that he will no longer behave as an enemy of America's best and most reliable friend in the Middle East. He made the rupture and damaged the prestige of (at least the present)White House and must make the running to mend that damage.
Protests in southern Syrian city after Druze cleric's death (AP)
from the article: Israel can't decide its value to the U.S.