U.S. and Israel need mutual diplomacy, not recriminations
Menachem Begin once said famously that Israel is not a banana republic; neither, it should be said, is the U.S. The lack of quiet diplomacy between the countries over Iran is a crisis of significant dimensions, which undermines our mutual security. This really must change.
The United States and Israel do many things well together. We do strategic cooperation, security planning, intelligence sharing, economic and trade relations, and cultural interaction. Every day, scores of official and unofficial interactions take place between our governments and our two peoples, and for the most part, they are extraordinarily productive and mutually beneficial.