March 24, 2014

After the Mideast Peace Process, What Then?

Jon Cook, The National

The Associated Press

For the first time since the US launched the Middle East peace talks last summer, the Palestinian leadership may be sensing it has a tiny bit of leverage. Barack Obama met the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Washington last week in what Palestinian officials called a “candid and difficult” meeting. The US president hoped to dissuade Mr Abbas from walking away when the original negotiations’ timetable ends in a month.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Israel, Palestinians, Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas


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