11:15 AM EST, November 12, 2012
President Barack Obama's re-election will cause problems for Israel and Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
It's very unlikely now that Israel can count on Mr. Obama and U.S. support as far as the Palestinians go, or on efforts to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
Mr. Obama's support and endorsement of the establishment of a Hamas-led Palestinian state based on the pre-1967 borders is one of the worst and most dangerous foreign policy decisions his administration has made so far.
Mr. Obama has alienated Israel since he entered office in 2009 . Its no secret that he and Mr. Netanyahu have clashed; remember how Mr. Obama snubbed Mr. Netanyahu when he visited the United Nations in September? Mr. Obama had no time to speak with the Israeli leader, but he had plenty of time to appear on The View and continue his negative campaigning.
Mr. Obama's second term is bad news for the safety and security of Israel, which is the only friend the U.S. has in the Middle East
Al Eisner, Silver Spring
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