If realists are really as businesslike as they claim, then foreign policy ought to look something like investment. And while short-term profitability is clearly one important element in choosing which countries to support, another is stability.
What I wish for my country at its 62nd anniversary is that our best friend, the US, will keep up the firm standing and high expectation from the Israelis, and help us confront the hard issues, for the sake of Israel.
A lot of left-wingers in Israel are grinning these days. Watching Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu sweat after being reprimanded by Hillary Clinton is, sad to say, the best news we've had since his election.