What? Of course you can demand things from other nations. And more or less all leaders of all nations throughout all history always have. You can definitely demand things when you are footing the bills and taking the heat for . . . absolutely nothing.Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
That was not my point.
The protesters share your view (the other country should not order it around) because the only country that gave any orders is America.
Foreign aid is a show of support and all, but it doesn't buy Obama the ability to 'demand' stuff from Israel, Israel is a sovereign nation, and it is an ally of the US, not a puppet state.
Demanding things from other nations is a staple feature of international politics.