Having America publicly reassert herself as Israel’s best friend, with “no daylight” between us, could have us ending up as Israel’s only friend - and Israel as our only friend in the Middle East. Bibi’s Israel First policy must one day collide with America First.
"Even those who are sympathetic to Obama on most issues are saying that part of the reason he did this today was to "box in" President-elect Trump. That would be very unfortunate if politics were the motivating here. But we can't help but think that's often true. That's not the way that peaceful transitions of administrations work in our great democracy."