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Netanyahu has been mistaken in his outlook with regard to the Obama administration all along. And it is a serious mistake. There is a view – we don't need them. But who else would back Israel the way that America has?
The risk is not that Washington pressures Israel but that it decides to do nothing and allows the European Union to pressure Israel further down the line.
There have been repeated warnings from senior western diplomats that Israel risks increasing international isolation if it cannot negotiate an end to decades of occupation of Palestinian land.
A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq’s capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country’s restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage.