Benjamin Netanyahu's concern with the security of Israel is self-evident. His appearance before the U.S. Congress was not politically intelligent. He has cemented his falling out with Barack Obama.
<i>The visit of the Israeli prime minister to the United States, which goes against all rules of protocol, has angered the Democratic camp and strained relations between the two countries.</i>
John Kerry has tried to calm the situation. On the eve of Benjamin Netanyahu’s highly controversial visit to Washington, [Read more]
Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu is aggravating the United States, his nation's most important ally. That's not a wise thing to do and it could have dangerous consequences.
The Israeli opposition claims that in the case of Netanyahu going to the United States and infuriating the U.S. president, it is a risk that should not be taken.
Benjamin Netanyahu bypassed the White House in arranging a speech to the U.S. Congress. With that insult, he hopes to torpedo President Obama's Iran policies.
Republican-style politics as practiced in Washington runs not only contrary to America's best interests — it endangers the whole of international diplomacy.