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"I actually think that with the ability of Bibi, and frankly with the other side, I really think we have a chance."
Major General Yoav Mordechai, the coordinator of government activities in the territories, briefed government ministers on the security situation and existing threats in Gaza.
"That’s a false impression. First of all, there is, there is an irreplaceable ally. It’s called the United States of America," says Netanyahu.
What is needed from the new president is a clear articulation of a coherent foreign policy, for America to show leadership for its allies, and repair its image as a toothless superpower.
Israel’s relationship with the US “is strategic and not political. It should stay that way,” Herzog said.
"We hope that whatever government is formed is a government that can move towards resolving the differences between Israelis and Palestinians."
Ties with the Obama administration might indeed be lacking, but Israeli-US relations go far beyond the administration and extend to the Pentagon, Congress, the business sector and the public.
The latest sign of tension was evident this past week during Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's trip to the US, during which he was categorically snubbed by the Obama administration.