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If Press Reports Are Correct, Kerry Peace Plan Is a Joke

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Assuming the report is correct, the Palestinians would be out of their minds to accept it. It is bad for Israelis and Palestinians and demeans the United States by reducing us to the role of Benjamin Netanyahu's stenographer.

US Taxpayers and Palestine's Forced Dependency on Israel

Jacqueline Sansour | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Jacqueline Sansour

The John Kerry-inspired Palestinian Economic Initiative has already come in for sharp criticism because of what seems to be a not-so-hidden agenda to force Palestine's dependence on Israel under the rubric of peace building through economic interdependence.

Can Kerry's Israeli-Palestinian Peace Efforts Succeed?

Alan Elsner | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Alan Elsner

Neither wants to be blamed for letting the talks fail. As a result, they may find themselves being pushed further down the track of negotiations. It's a high-stakes game and so far it's been an impressive performance. The remainder of 2014 will show if it is ultimately successful.

Kerry Unleashes Frustration With Israel

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.09.2013 | World

In Jerusalem to rekindle negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, Secretary of State John Kerry dropped his usual diplomatic air in an intervie...

Kerry Heads Back To Mideast To Rescue Peace Talks

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JERUSALEM -- JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday, hoping to breathe life...

Peace Talks, Settlements and Smirking Into the Abyss

Lara Friedman | Posted 10.11.2013 | World
Lara Friedman

Anyone familiar with the history of Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking can be forgiven for viewing new Israeli-Palestinian negotiations with a certain degree of skepticism, in large part fueled by concern that settlements will, once again, be used to undermine the chances for achieving peace.

Israel-Palestine Peace Talks To Start Following Months Of Kerry Diplomacy

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will resume long-stalled direct peace talks on Monday following six months of frenetic shuttle diplo...