Analysis Obama's Message to Netanyahu: Weapons With Strings Attached

The move to review arms exports to Israel makes it clear that the Americans support Israel's right of self-defense, but not at any price.

The battle that took place in Rafah exactly two weeks ago this Friday, an hour and a half after a cease-fire had supposedly come into force, was one of the most significant moments of the month-long war in the Gaza Strip as far as the White House was concerned. On that day, senior American officials were unpleasantly...