"Have you noticed," my wife said to me, "that when one of the United States' allies thinks it's got green light to invade somewhere, it always happens during the summer?" She's right. Iraq invaded Kuwait in August 1990, Israel invaded Lebanon in July 2006, and now Georgia has invaded South Ossetia in August. Israel [Read more]
Biden's support also helps allay concerns about Obama being out of touch. If Lunchbucket Joe shares the same core values as this Harvard law prof and his rhetoric of hope, Obama must be okay.
Concerning the strategic alliance between Washington and Tel-Aviv, there is no divergence between Republicans and Democrats, between McCain and Obama. However, the frame of this strategic alliance will be brought into question after the next elections, if Obama is elected.