Netanyahu’s slogan used to be: “Not one single brick.” It now seems to have become: “Be like Trump.”
By declining to veto the anti-Israeli resolution of the UN, it seems that US President Barack Obama has played into the hands of the Israeli Right once more.
Referring to the controversy surrounding his decision to purchase three additional German submarines, Netanyahu advised those “in a hurry” to topple him over the matter to shift gears.
Le gouvernement israélien craint que Barack Obama utilise la période de transition présidentielle pour imposer des négociations de paix avec les Palestiniens ou une résolution contraignante
Tzachi Hanegbi predicted that both Netanyahu and Obama were pleased to be rid of one another, despite the smiles on show for the cameras in New York.
It is the 17th time the two leaders have met since 2009.
Netanyahu closed an aid deal with the US this week worth $38 billion over ten years. Some argue that he could have gotten more.
If Rand Paul had been the Republican nominee, and if Bernie Sanders were going to be the Democratic nominee, there would be an argument that the military aid deal must be wrapped up immediately.
Israel, US at loggerheads over next defense assistance program.
The Obama Administration believes it is at war with Israel- not a shooting war, but a political war.