Ari Shavit The President Who Holds Israel's Fate in the Palm of His Hand

Israel has recently lost quite a bit of its ability to chart its own strategic future, and this will make Obama's upcoming trip different than previous ones by U.S. presidents.

The question of who Israel’s prime minister will be is usually an important one. But as far as Israel’s national security is concerned, the question is becoming less and less important. The reason for this is not a happy one.