Do you remember the days of the scoolyard bully, how he always used to have a sidekick who was often more vicious than the bully himself since he knew he was protected? How that sidekick kept a very low profile when the bully wasn't around? The sidekick reminds me of Israel. And the US won't always want to have the same friends.
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from the article: Will bin Laden killing pave way for similar moves by Israel?