Obama and his colleagues are waiting for Netanyahu around the corner, and as the Americans tend to do, they will leave him hanging out to dry. We are not a banana republic? Right. We are not America’s vassals? True. We’re an independent, free and sovereign country? Correct. That’s what the US president or one of his representatives would be saying as way of introduction, before the US goes ahead and roars. And when American roars, we all get scared.