The White House won't punish the Palestinian authority in "retaliation" for U.N. statehood vote
The White House won't seek to punish the Palestinian Authority for this week's statehood vote at the United Nations, but did not vow to veto pending legislative proposals to cut off U.S. aid in retaliation.
White House opposes new Iran sanctions
The White House announced its opposition to a new round of Iran sanctions that the Senate unanimously approved Friday, in the latest instance of Congress pushing for more aggressive punitive measures on Iran than the administration deems prudent.
Meantime, Zbigniew Brzezinski to Israel :
The US won't follow Israel "like a stupid mule"
and to the NeoCons:
Global awakening precludes American global hegemony
But blowing up people in far away places with drones, is still not just an option but an everyday occurrence.