Obama’s lost senate seat is a victory for Netanyahu – Haaretz – Israel News

Congressional support is essential to the political process and in the current political atmosphere in the U.S. – in which the parties are especially polarized – Netanyahu can rely on Republican support to thwart pressure on Israel.

If Obama’s popularity continues to dive and the Republicans recapture at least one of the houses of Congress in November, Netanyahu and his partners will be able to breathe deep and continue expanding settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

via Obama’s lost senate seat is a victory for Netanyahu – Haaretz – Israel News.

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