Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, is betting on a supportive Untied States administration under Donald Trump. With an eye toward remaining in office, he has attacked the Obama administration’s betrayal of Israel at the United Nations.
As Written By Jeffrey Heller for REUTERS:
Benjamin Netanyahu has been unrelenting in his criticism of the Obama administration over what he condemned as its “shameful” decision not to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for a halt to Israeli settlement-building.
But with the clock ticking down on Barack Obama’s presidency, a possibly more amenable Republican Donald Trump waiting in the wings and a $38 billion U.S. military aid package to Israel a done deal, it’s all a calculated risk for the four-term, right-wing Israeli prime minister.
Netanyahu, after what critics are calling a stinging defeat on the international stage, is already maneuvering to mine deep-seated feelings among many Israelis that their country and its policies toward the Palestinians are overly criticized in a world where deadlier conflicts rage…..
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