I'm sure that Israel has already figured this out as we all have. The American public would not be amenable to another war. On the other hand, by consistently stating we have Israel's back, we put ourselves in an awkward position. Once the election is over Obama won't care what was said in the p past.
17-year-old Palestinian killed by IDF on Friday laid to rest near Ramallah (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu, Obama talk Mideast peace, Iran nuclear standoff