What Kerry Did

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by James J. Zogby Secretary of State John Kerry’s valedictory speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict unleashed a firestorm of criticism from the very same folks who had just finished hyperventilating over the US abstention on a Security Council resolution a… Continue Reading  

John Kerry Nails It: Realities of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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by Paul R. Pillar Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech this week on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is an excellent statement of the realities that are inescapable aspects of this conflict and that anyone who claims to deal with the dispute… Continue Reading  

Kerry implicitly acknowledges two states is all but a fantasy now

John Kerry, US Senator from Massachusetts, speaks in 2005.

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Has Obama “Betrayed” Israel at the UN?

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by Henry Siegman Has America’s president betrayed Israel, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of his government bitterly accused after President Obama failed to veto a UN Security Council resolution that condemned Israel for its settlements in the West… Continue Reading  

Excerpts from John Kerry’s Speech on Israel-Palestine

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by Derek Davison On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave a lengthy address laying out the Obama administration’s justification for its decision not to veto UN Security Council Resolution 2334 last week. That resolution condemned Israeli settlement activity… Continue Reading