Walter Reich, writing in The Wilson Quarterly, examines why many Israelis despair for the prospects of peace, and are concerned that the latest peace initiative of the Obama Administration will only make matters worse for Israel. He argues that in order for American Middle East diplomacy to succeed, the Administration must understand Israeli despair, and address it constructively. [HT: The Hedgehog.]
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Sunday, August 08, 2010
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