"Political coward" Binyamin Netanyahu Sees Rift With Barack Obama WidenQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Netanyahu aides accused Obama of interfering in the Israeli election following publication of an article by Jeffrey Goldberg, which quoted the president as saying: 'Israel doesn't know what its own best interests are.' Obama, wrote Goldberg, viewed Netanyahu as a 'political coward.' Israeli president, Shimon Peres, said, 'We must not lose the support of the United States. What gives Israel bargaining power in the international arena is the support of the United States... Without US support, it would be very difficult for us. We would be like a lone tree in the desert.'|
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