January of 2012 was a cold month for relations between Israel and the United States.TAGGED: Arab Spring
The year opened with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama publicly haggling over how much time remained to stop Iran from becoming a nuclear-capable state. Indeed, even during Operation Pillar of Defense in November, the White House showed minimal interest in restarting peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
That’s because this year, the instability in the region caused by Iran’s nuclear program and the Arab Spring dominated the US-Israel relationship.
, Barack Obama
, Binyamin Netanyahu