he is a solid man.he does not need to indulge in jingoism.i trust him implicitly. his problem is he is not a people person and is unable to keep the loyalty of his staff. notice barak minimises differences.that is the right approach.what israel tells its friends in america quietly is another matter.they will say that obama is not a friend.
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from the article: Barak: Israel-U.S. differences on peace process 'smaller than they seem'