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Profane 'Coward' Remark Further Strains US-Israel Relations

Strained diplomatic tensions between the U.S. and Israel further frayed this week after an anonymous U.S. official was quoted in a magazine article characterizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu using a profane slang  term that means  “worthless coward.” Netanyahu fired back Wednesday during a memorial ceremony in parliament for an assassinated Israeli official. "Our supreme interests, chiefly the security and unity of Jerusalem, are not the main concern of...

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