An article in The Atlantic pointed out something that all of us in the pro-Israel, pro-peace community have known for some time: there is a deep problem in the US-Israel relationship primarily caused by the pro-settlement, anti-peace policies of the current Israeli government.
“The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this official said, referring to the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, by his nickname. And who said this and what are the repercussions? Read on.
The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations Is Officially Here
The Obama administration's anger is "red-hot" over Israel's settlement policies, and the Netanyahu government openly expresses contempt for Obama's understanding of the Middle East. Profound changes in the relationship may be coming.