A Tragedy of Errors: U.S. Incompetence in Israel-Palestine Talks, Part II

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by Mitchell Plitnick In part one of this piece, I began sketching the picture that emerges from the words of U.S. diplomats to an Israeli reporter. There’s more here, and the image is one of the United States as the… Continue Reading  

A Tragedy of Errors: U.S. Incompetence in Israel-Palestine Talks, Part I

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by Mitchell Plitnick On May 2 Israel’s most widely read newspaper, Yediot Ahoronot, published an article that blows the lid off the failure of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s attempt to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict. Nahum Barnea, one of… Continue Reading  

The Two-State Option is Dead: Time for New Thinking

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by Emile Nakhleh* The recent suspension of the U.S.-engineered Israeli-Palestinian talks signals a much deeper reality than the immediate factors that caused it. The peace process and the two-state solution, which for years were on life support, are now dead.… Continue Reading