Obama-Netanyahu: Not everything is personal

21.05.2011                      17.Ijar, 5771                      Bechukotai; Tag 32 des Omer

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Obama-Netanyahu: Not everything is personal

Some would chalk up current difficulties in US-Israeli relationship to lack of chemistry or fondness between the two leaders. But they'd be wrong.

There are those who would chalk up the current difficulties in the US-Israeli relationship to a lack of chemistry or fondness between the two leaders. There are those who would look at the current tension and attribute it to Obama’s coldness, or Netanyahu’s arrogance.
But they would be wrong. Because what was on display in the White House Friday for the world to see was not a personality clash, but rather a conceptual one….