All the recent grievances between the Obama Administration and Israel started when the United States decided to abstain on a United Nations resolution that condemned Israeli settlments.
The New York Times reported:
The administration’s decision not to veto the measure reflected its accumulated frustration over Israeli settlements. The American abstention on the vote also broke a longstanding policy of shielding Israel from action at the United Nations that described the settlements as illegal.
While the resolution is not expected to have any practical impact on the ground, it is regarded as a major rebuff to Israel, one that could increase its isolation over the paralyzed peace process with Israel’s Palestinian neighbors, who have sought to establish their own state on territory held by Israel.
Secretary of State John Kerry may argue that “no American administration has done more for Israel’s security than Barack Obama’s”, but that could not be further from the truth, in regards to security or policy.
The Mayor of Jerusalem responded to John Kerry’s statements on Fox News saying that Obama’s policies have “failed in Syria, in Iraq, in Egypt, in Libya.” Mayor Nir Barkat goes on to say that we have promoted Iran which is now the biggest threat in the Middle East. So while the United States and Israel may be aligned in regards to security, Barka argues that we are not aligned on policy.
Last year Ben Shapiro, Editor in Chief for The Daily Wire wrote an article for Breitbart titled A Complete Timeline of Obama’s Anti-Israel Hatred. A few examples of the Obama Administration’s anti-Israel attitude are as follows: joining the anti-semetic United Nations Human Rights Council, criticising Israeli settlements in Israel owned land while remaining silent on Palestine’s transgressions, President Obama refusing to congratulate Netanyahu on his reelection, and when he does, he threatens to remove America’s international support, and now the most recent abstention on the resolution at the United Nations Security Council.
President-elect Donald Trump has said on Twitter that things will be different when he is president.
As to the U.N., things will be different after Jan. 20th.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 23, 2016
I, for one, can not wait until we have a Pro-Israel president.