March 7, 2012
Why Israel Still Can't Trust Obama
Yossi Klein Halevi, The New Republic
Obama wasn't speaking primarily to Iran but to Israel. Even when he seemed to be warning Tehran, he was really warning Jerusalem. His goal these last days hasn't been so much to deter them but us. The headlines got it right: Cool down the war talk. Give sanctions - and diplomacy - a chance.
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