Is there anyone who can possibly make the case that America benefits from being the only country in the world that endorsed the Israeli attack on the flotilla? Does Beck really believe that American and Israeli interests are identical?
The Times' description of Hamas's goals ignores the wealth of evidence, known to all close observers of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, that the organization has been steadily moving away from its founding Charter.
What accounts for the effective collapse of U.S. efforts to bring about a two-state Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Obama and his key advisers may actually still believe much of the discredited Israeli mythology that prevents a peace settlement.