it is amazing to watch how much influence israel has over the united states it has become embarassing. it is generally accepted that the junior partner is the one who visits the senior partner but that rule of thumb has been turned on its head. the case is one of the tail wagging the dog. after panetta's visit next week obama might be next to get summoned to jerusalem in 2 weeks time.
Donald Trump: Israeli settlement construction in West Bank should 'keep going' (Haaretz)
from the article: Regarding Iran, U.S. and Israel not on the same page at all