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No Mandela, No de Klerk, No Deal

The Obama administration has laid out the red carpet for peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians. Yet what will this new round of negotiations accomplish? In this short clip, originally posted on my blog TheGeopolitico.com (as part of the series LocoWorld TV) I explain why both sides are not ready, willing or able to reach a legitimate compromise unless they get their own houses in order first. The Palestinians and Israelis may come to the negotiating table this fall, but they are not in a position to reach an agreement.

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