08.02.2013 28.Schwat. 5773
In May 2009, the US president blindsided Netanyahu by calling for a settlement freeze. Four years later, with Obama set to visit, the Israeli PM could be readying a curtailment of settlement construction of his own initiative.
Four years later, again just after his inauguration and Netanyahu’s election, Obama will once more be meeting Netanyahu. This time, however, the meeting will take place in Jerusalem, and it is a safe bet that the president will not blindside the prime minister with another settlement freeze demand….