Obama's 'You’re Not Alone’ Red Light for Israel

With regard to Iranian nuclear facilities, Obama is unequivocal: This is a global problem requiring American leadership. Israel is indeed under threat, but it is not alone. And woe betides Israel if Netanyahu pursues his goal despite an emphatic 'no' from Washington.

Obama’s speechwriters, or possibly computer software, interspersed all the right terms and important names in the public verbiage uttered during his visit: Holocaust and revival; Yad Vashem and Iron Dome; Ben-Gurion, Begin and Rabin; Moses and Joshua; and the generations of the Netanyahu family. If Benjamin Netanyahu appeared before the United States Congress and AIPAC to speak to Americans in their own language,...