August 1, 2014
Legitimizing Hamas' War Criminality
Charles Krauthammer, National Review
The Associated Press
John Kerry is upset by heavy criticism from Israelis — left, right and center — of his recent ceasefire diplomacy. But that’s only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America’s Arab partners, starting with the president of the Palestinian Authority. Mahmoud Abbas was stunned that Kerry would fly off to Paris to negotiate with Hamas allies Qatar and Turkey in talks that excluded the PA and Egypt.
TAGGED: Gaza, Israel, Hamas, United States, John Kerry