American Secretary of State, John Kerry, gave a major foreign policy speech concerning US-Israel relations and Middle East policy in the wake of the UN security Council vote on Friday.
Israel responds in the videos below.
1. John Kerry's speech: (Speech begins at about 22 minutes. Also ignore graphic, video should work)
Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu responds: (CNN video)
When the above video switches from the voice-over translation to English, it is better here:
It is widely thought to be unusual for a government, in its last days to engineer, and execute such a major policy shift, which is the claim made by Israel.
One wonders why the Obama administration has chosen this time to craft this policy shift.