I’m betting that Aaron David Miller’s article was either written by the DNC. Either that or it was preapproved of by the DNC. This shouldn’t be taken as the writings of someone serious.

For instance, Miller wrote “Trump was great for Netanyahu. But there’s a lesson in Ben Gurion’s reply to JFK. With admiration and respect around the world for the United States, particularly in the Middle East, Israel is stronger. And on that score, president-elect Joe Biden will be better for Israel, strengthening bipartisan American support for the Jewish state and pursuing policies abroad far more effective in enhancing Israel’s security and well-being.”

Admiration and respect for the United States is exceptionally high right now. If it wasn’t, President Trump’s diplomats wouldn’t have secured agreements for the Abraham Accords. President Trump’s diplomats also reached agreement with Kosovo and Serbia. Later, President Trump’s diplomats negotiated a peace deal and normalization of relations between Israel and Sudan.

Further, it’s insulting for Miller to write that President “Trump was great for Netanyahu.” President Trump moved the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to its rightful home in Jerusalem. Then he recognized that the Golan Heights were part of Israel. These are major substantive accomplishments that improve Israel’s security long-term. President Trump got them accomplished in 47 months. Joe Biden didn’t get them done in 47 years.

But Trump’s pro-Israel gestures mask a weakening of American credibility and reputation around the world, and an assault on the bipartisanship and shared values so critical to the resilience of the U.S.-Israel relationship. Trump’s approach to Iran, withdrawing the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and his faulty approach to the Israel-Palestinian peace process have degraded Israel’s security, not enhanced it. Iran is ramping up its nuclear program, while prospects for progress, let alone a resolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict remain remote.

That’s a breathtakingly foolish statement. President Trump’s policies were moving the Middle East toward isolating Iran and Iran’s terrorist proxies. The Obama-Biden policies created ISIS, gave Russia implicit permission to restart its expansionist policies and essentially let Iran run Iraq. That’s before talking about the lapdog position Obama-Biden took towards China.

When it came to foreign policy, Obama-Biden didn’t have any credibility. Further, this doesn’t include President Trump’s rebuilding of our military. That’s before talking about President Trump insisting that NATO nations pay their fair share. Each of those Trump policies built international credibility.

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