U.S. officials hint at Obama's new peace tactic: Stand back and let the world confront Netanyahu
According to a report by Peter Beinart, senior U.S. officials believe the president is taking a 'benign neglect' approach to scare Israel's leaders into action vis a vis the Palestinians.
During his second term, U.S. President Barack Obama does not intend to directly confront Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the Israeli-Palestinian front. Instead, Obama is expected to stand back and allow the rest of the world - the European Union in particular - to exert international pressure on Netanyahu.
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