Last month, in a face-to-face meeting, the Head of Israel’s Likud Party, Benjamin Netanyahu, was given a stark warning by the Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Menendez (D), in response to Netanyahu forming an opposition collation with Israel’s more conservative bloc, notably Itmar Ben Gvir’s Otzma Yehudit and Bezalel Smotrich’s Religious Zionist Party.