Israel isn’t isolated (it can forge ties with Kurdistan, Armenia, Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Georgia, and Bulgaria,
as counter-weights to Turkey).
And if it is isolated, perhaps there are times when isolation is preferable to ignominy (as when Switzerland was completely isolated by Hitler’s Reich and his allies, the lone country in continental Europe, aside from Portugal and Sweden, not involved with—and allied to—Hitler).
“Netanyahus government has offered the Obama administration nothing in return for its generous security aid”
What has any nation ever offered us in return for our “generous aid”?
Nazi Gates: “Darn, the jews again, they won’t go for my pyramid scheme”
And don’t forget the newest nation, the Republic of South Sudan...That should keep the southern flank under observation...