"It will be interesting to see if there is any movement on the investigation and case against Cartwright after the upcoming election in Israel," said Bart Bechtel, a former CIA officer. "Cartwright truly stepped in it with his disclosure. The administration probably wants this matter to slowly slip from everyone's memories, at least until after there is some conclusion in the negotiations with Iran."
"I think people are only now beginning to realize that Barack is not your run-of-the-mill, ordinary Illinois politician," he said. "He's more like another Illinois politician who everybody underestimated."