....appreciation for the "nice-nice" attitude by European and U.S. administrations over the past years/decades. So more and more Western leaders are coming to the conclusion, that if "nice-nice" doesn't seem to work, they will have no other choice but to try it with the (diplomatical and economical) "lash" for a change. "Tough love" seems to be the the magic word here.... ....and Obama must try to explain that to the Israeli people as carefully as possible.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Obama sends Rabin memorial video, in bid to woo Israelis