I'm afraid Likud feels—maybe rightly so—that they've got the US wrapped around their finger. At some point, Likud will simply begin threatening its enemies, both foreign and domestic, with US attacks, and if that leads to war... well, we'll have war. The Obama administration seems 60% terrified of the organized right and 40% in their pocket. It's not a good time to hope for effective Western opposition to Israel, no matter how ridiculous Israel looks to anyone (or for that matter, any Jew) with a brain.
Brazilian head of UN peacekeeping force in Haiti dies of heart attack (Reuters)
from the article: The reason why the Egyptians hate us