Israel is preparing to defend itself before the United Nations Security Council as several anti-Israel resolutions are expected to be introduced over the coming months. These resolutions could prove to be some of the most dangerous yet as analysts speculate whether President Obama might be preparing not only to “abandon” Israel by refusing to veto such resolutions but could even be contemplating supporting such resolutions.
Such actions would be unprecedented in US/Israel relations but some believe Obama has been emboldened by his actions in Iran and Cuba, and that the Palestinian cause could be his final act of legacy to “bring peace” to the Middle East.
“There will be a great temptation to do something in the final year. “For a president who came out faster and more aggressively on the Middle East than any of his predecessors, there is a gnawing sense of incompletion and perhaps even failure,” Aaron David Miller, a vice president at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, told the New York Times last month. FULL REPORT