Netanyahu understands that the US military is much stronger than the Israeli military so he would rather they take the lead role against Iran. Netanyahu is not willing to capitulate to the Palestinians to get a good Western press. He probably has the support of most Israelis on these issues. If there was room in those luxurious hotels at low rates most Israelis would probably join Netanyahu.
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from the article: Netanyahu has time for excuses, but not for peace