This would be 'tough love' as in me telling my fourteen year old I find it very distressing that he steals cars. Very, very distressing. He should stop. It would make his father happier if he stopped. Doesn't he care about his father's happiness? What about the feelings of all the poor people whose cars he's taken? If that's your definition of 'tough love,' this works.
Islamist militants attack African Union base in southern Somalia (Reuters)
from the article: U.S. tough love is the kind Israel needs