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  

Kerry implicitly acknowledges two states is all but a fantasy now

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

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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  

Boehner Bringing Bibi to Washington

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by Mitchell Plitnick In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, U.S. President Barack Obama stated once again, and quite firmly, that he would veto any new sanctions bill against Iran. Apparently, Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives… Continue Reading  

Lindsey Graham Says Congress Will “Follow [Bibi’s] Lead”

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by Jim Lobe Lindsey Graham, who is not a stupid person, can be so embarrassing. Speaking at a press conference alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Saturday, Graham said the following in response to Bibi’s call for “more… Continue Reading