With all due respect, President Obama has to convince many beyond PM Netanyahu that he can be trusted vis a vis Iran. He needs to convince many others in Israel; should he fail, PM Netanyahu may cease quickly to be the PM. Might that be President Obama’s hope?
President Obama also has to convince the powers that be in Iran. Of no less importance, he also has to convince many Americans. We will eventually see whether he succeeds. I doubt that he will.
During US President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will need to work out whether or not he can rely on the US for support in the case of a military strike on Iran, Director of the Institute for National Security Studies, Maj.-Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin said Saturday.
Speaking on Channel 2’s “Meet the Press” program, the former Military Intelligence chief said that there are not high expectations for Obama’s visit. “This is an attempt to reach…
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