Posted: Thu, 01/02/2014 - 11:39 |
If reports are accurate that Benjamin Netanyahu plans to condition acceptance of the Kerry guidelines for peace on release of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, it will only serve to reinforce the image of a prime minister intent on finding excuses to avoid peace.
Posted: Wed, 01/01/2014 - 19:23 |
Secretary of State John Kerry began the New Year by flying to the Middle East in another attempt to push the reluctant negotiators closer to an agreement. This time he is said to be bringing a bridging proposal to help narrow the gaps on the critical final status issues.
Posted: Thu, 12/26/2013 - 19:29 |
When I hear senators say they want to enact harsh new anti-Iran sanctions that the administration says can do more harm than good to the nuclear negotiations I am reminded of the angry parent who tells a child that the spanking he’s about to get “hurts me more than it hurts you, but it’s for your own good.”
A bipartisan group of senators wants to enact a tough new sanctions bill that the administration says is unnecessary and could potentially scuttle the sensitive negotiations.