Israel and U.S. Locked in Passive Aggressive Grudge Match 1.78K John Cook 03/09/10 04:35PM Filed to: Frenemies Frenemies International Relations manners Israel Joe Biden Joseph Biden Politics Gettypic First Israel kneecaps Joe Biden by announcing a settlement expansion on the day Biden arrives to restart peace talks. Then Biden shows up 90 minutes late to dinner at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's house. Did he bring wine? Probably not.