January 29, 2014

Why John Kerry Is So Scary

Thomas Friedman, New York Times

The Associated Press

It is pretty clear now that Secretary of State John Kerry will either be diplomatic salvation for Israel or the most dangerous diplomatic fanatic Israel has ever encountered. But there isn’t much room anymore for anything in between. This is one of those rare pay-per-view foreign policy moments. Pull up a chair. You don’t see this every day.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Israel, John Kerry


January 29, 2014
Kerry Is Wasting His Time in the Mideast
Kara Bue, CS Monitor
While forging a peace deal that ensures the security of Israel and the dignity of the Palestinians is a worthy goal, it is a long shot. Secretary of State John Kerry would be better served pursuing vital US interests in Africa,... more ››
January 17, 2014
How Iran, Putin and Assad Outwitted America
David Keyes, Daily Beast
Historians will look back at the present moment with astonishment that Iran so skillfully outwitted the West. They will note the breathtaking naiveté of American and European officials who let a brutal theocracy undermine... more ››
January 30, 2014
John Kerry: Master of the Interim Deal
David Ignatius, Washington Post
For Secretary of State John Kerry, diplomacy has centered on what might be called the art of the interim deal. He has tackled two of the world's toughest issues -- the Iranian nuclear program and the Israeli-Palestinian problem... more ››
January 24, 2014
What About Palestinian Security?
Matthew Duss, The American Prospect
With Israeli settler attacks on villages growing, it's becoming apparent that sovereignty isn't the only issue concerning Palestinians in peace talks. more ››
January 19, 2014
No Room for Nuance in Harper's Mideast
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail
Ever since 1947, when Canada voted at the United Nations in favour of the partition of Palestine to create the state of Israel, every Canadian government has supported that state. Liberals and Progressive Conservatives anchored... more ››