February 12, 2014

Israel's Big Question

Thomas Friedman, New York Times

The Associated Press

As Secretary of State John Kerry readies his framework for peace, there is some soul-searching to do.

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How Kerry Put Netanyahu in a Bind
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January 31, 2014
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February 11, 2014
Asia Pivot on the Rocks
Michael Auslin, Commentary
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