IT is especially the case when it comes to the highly “delicate” relationship between the U.S. and Israel; the twin pillars of western civilization. Now, while one is the superpower of the world – take a guess as to “who’s on first”? – the other is the only democratic based country in the most repressive and violent region of the world, the Middle East. Resultant, it makes geo-political sense that countries with shared values align – again, up to a point.
AND it is recognizing when going it alone is the best strategic course of action, as opposed to cooperative efforts, which necessitates statesmanship – an intangible attribute in very short supply. Dangerously elusive.
IN this regard, while chasing ISIS…
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