"In a speech to a pro-Israeli group that mixed reassuring notes about helping Israel face the Iranian nuclear threat with a blunt warning that the status quo in the Middle East was “unsustainable,” Mrs. Clinton said, “There must be no gap between the United States and Israel on security.”
She defended the administration’s decision to criticize the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over its announcement of housing units for Jews in East Jerusalem during a visit to Israel by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. The move, she said, undermined indirect talks that the administration is trying to broker between Israelis and Palestinians.
“Our credibility in this process depends in part on our willingness to praise both sides when they are courageous, and when we don’t agree, to say so, and say so unequivocally,” she said." NY Times
Someone here asked what I thought of HC's speech. I think it was pretty good, a nice balance of realism on the US internal political front and a continued warning that mischievous hubris on the part of our little friend in the Middle East will not be acceptable.
We all know that the US is not going to walk away from Israel. The real question is whether or not a more reasonable relationship can be worked out.
Now let us see what the government is going to do in the Nozette attempted espionage case. As Sid says the documents make for a good read.pl