An interesting report from the Guardian. If Israel refuses to stop building settlements, will there be serious repercussions? Obama needs to show some mettle here and show the Israelis who is in charge. The U.S has multiple tools in its arsenal to wield leverage over Israel (almost exclusively financially), and it’s about time they started using them, if only to save Israel from itself.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.