Israeli media reports that the US President Barack Obama told his Israeli counterpart, Reuven Rivlin, during his visit to Washington, that the US is not able to block international anti-Israel initiatives, as it used to do over the last decades. If these reports are true, it would certainly be a step in the right direction.
US President Obama and Israeli PM Netanyahu succeeded in containing their differences, especially concerning the Iranian nuclear deal. Will Netanyahu's demand for a $50 billion US military aid be fulfilled, given the US's interests in the region?
Although John Kerry has made calls of the possibility of the two-state solution for Israel and Palestine, there is little hope that it will actually happen. The war on terrorism and all the recent ISIL atrocities are only handy for the US and Israel to continue their colonization of the Palestinian territories.
While US elections are the main focus of American mainstream media, the situation in the Mideast is fading in the local press, yet Washington still tampers with its failing policy in the Arab region, trying to impose its tactics on already changed world order
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi doesn't want to strain relations with Washington, but is this really enough to justify a recent flagrant violation of the Iraqi sovereignty that occurred without consulting the local government? US's behavior was the reason behind consecutive requests of the PM calling for Russia's aid in the fight against ISIL in Iraq