Sunday, April 14, 2019

First, Trump quickly got the U.S.-Israel special alliance back on track after the extraordinary hostility of his predecessor. Barack Obama



...Today, President Donald Trump has established himself as another in the long line of pro-Israel American leaders, with a record that history will record as among the best.

First, Trump quickly got the U.S.-Israel special alliance back on track after the extraordinary hostility of his predecessor. Barack Obama, mentored by a range of anti-Israel thinkers including Edward Said, Rashid Khalidi, Ali Abunimah, and Pastor Jeremiah Wright, sought to reverse the warm political goodwill expressed to Israel by President George W. Bush.

Obama asserted it was time for “daylight” between the United States and Israel. ... Ignoring wide objection in Israel, Obama tilted toward the Iran, which threatens to annihilate Israel, conducts aggressive regional terrorism, and remains at war with the United States. In the political battle over the Iran nuclear deal, Obama disclosed secret Israeli military actions in Syria and hinted that American Jews were dual loyalists.

Finally, opening the door to the deteriorating relationship between the American Left and Israel, Obama crossed the line to support an anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations....