pix3_111314Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has managed to do what no recent Israeli premier has done: antagonize the world. His arrogance, belligerent approach and penchant for caving in to pressure from his right flank have contributed significantly to an Israel alienated from the global community—from friends and foes alike. Today, U.S.-Israeli relations are at their lowest point in decades, notwithstanding the half-hearted denials from Washington and Jerusalem. While the strategic cooperation between the two stalwart allies remains indisputably strong, the atmosphere has rarely been worse. Serious policy disagreements and mutual distrust and dislike characterize the personal relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu.  More