Obama Is Waiting for Israel's New Star

Lapid could act contrary to the pundits’ expectations and demand the foreign affairs portfolio in the new government and Israel could find itself in a world that isn’t totally against it, able to work with the White House, where there’s a friend prepared to help it, if only it is ready to first help itself.

Not that long ago, when someone would sharply criticize the performance of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the response would go something like this: