June 27, 2014
Iraq's Lessons for the Jordan Valley
Evelyn Gordon, Commentary
The Associated Press
If Israeli-Palestinian peace talks weren’t already dead, the Iraqi army’s collapse in the face of the radical Sunni group ISIS might well have killed them. After all, one of the key disagreements that emerged during the nine months of talks was over Israel’s military presence in the Jordan Valley, which Israel insisted on retaining and the Palestinians adamantly opposed.
TAGGED: Iraq, West Bank, Jordan