Yes, the first time a US official acknowledges the risk on sovereign USA for it support, blind support, to the Israel project. September 11 murders, Iranian ascent aided by stupid destruction of Iraq put Israel at greater risk. The involvement of the US in the middle east had one and one beneficiary , Israel. I am happy that it is sinking in our leaders heads, not the "for sale" US congress , having a gendarme in the middle east is a losing proposition. For Israel to survive , which I really doubt as such, it will have to become more Arab and not Long Island tainted.
Spain investigating ex-IMF chief Rato for fraud (Reuters)
from the article: Obama: If Israeli-Palestinian talks break down, we'll continue trying