Based on the zeal with which the media jumped on the non-story of Clinton's speech in Jerusalem, it is hard to avoid the impression that a lot of people are more interested in seeing Obama fail than succeed.
Toufic Haddad, co-author of Israel, the Palestinians, and the U.S. War on Terror, and Palestine correspondent for The Faster Times speaks in Jerusalem to Lia Tarachansky of The Real News about Israel's "settlement freeze."
The US government should examine the appropriateness of US non-profits receiving tax breaks for providing funds to Israeli settlements that undermine US foreign policy and hopes for peace in the Middle East.
Last week, an incident that could have set the entire Middle East on fire was prevented. Netanyahu's secret plan to visit a disputed tunnel in the East Jerusalem Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan was canceled.