Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By Independent Media Review Analysis (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Weekly Commentary: Reality Check - Israel Does NOT have to sacrifice itself to President Trump

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


Weekly Commentary: Reality Check – Israel Does NOT have to sacrifice itself
to President Trump
If his “base” thinks he is screwing Israel he is screwed
Dr. Aaron Lerner 2 August 2019

Towards the end of President Obama’s first term PM Netanyahu planned to
launch an attack against Iran. The logic was that while Mr. Obama would be
furious that he would restrain from punishing the Jewish State out of
concern over the impact of such a move on his re-election.

And that was with President Obama’s “base”.

So let’s consider the case of President Trump.

His reelection hinges on the support of pro-Israel elements in his “base”.

Simply said, if his “base” thinks he is screwing Israel he is screwed.

And while Mr. Trump and his team may have fantasies about making history
with some fantastic deal – and they may have spent many hours with a smiling
and nodding Binyamin Netanyahu as they described their plans – the
overarching goal of being reelected will temper their reaction to any
Israeli rejection of elements of the “deal” AND any unilateral action that
might be seen as killing it altogether.

Yes. Mr. Trump and his team will be angry. But they aren’t idiots.

They know full well that the only reason their critical pro-Israel base
isn’t furious over the “deal” is that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
continues to smile and nod when they talk about it.

The moment that Mr. Netanyahu explains in his eloquent English why he has
decided to either reject elements of the “deal” or take unilateral action,
that critical pro-Israel base will understand the message.

From day one President Trump’s sound bite has been that it’s up to the
parties to decide.

So he will have no problem to find the way to move on rather than act
against the Jewish State.

So what else is on the agenda?

Iran?

Anyone with a scintilla of understanding of the region will concede that the
cooperation between Israel and neighbors in initiatives and actions against
Iran are in no way effected by Israeli-Palestinian relations. And that’s
before taking into account the impact that Palestinian support for Iran has
had on their standing.

No.

Israel does not have to sacrifice its interests just to please Mr. Trump and
his team.

And yes. I recognize that it isn’t pleasant for the Prime Minster of Israel
to cross Mr. Trump. But enduring unpleasant experiences is part of the
job.
________________________________________
IMRA – Independent Media Review and Analysis

Since 1992 providing news and analysis on the Middle East with a focus on
Arab-Israeli relations

Website: www.imra.org.il



Source: http://www.imra.org.il/story.php3?id=73542


Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST


Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Immusist Beverage Concentrate - Proprietary blend, formulated to reduce inflammation while hydrating and oxygenating the cells.

Report abuse
Loading...

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.