August 6, 2014

What in the World Was John Kerry Thinking?

Michael Doran, Mosaic

The Associated Press

By seeking reconciliation with Iran, Washington alienates its allies and contributes to ever greater mayhem in the Middle East.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Barack Obama Administration, Iran, United States, John Kerry, Palestine, Hamas, Israel


July 29, 2014
Kerry's Big Blunder in the Middle East
David Ignatius, Washington Post
Secretary of State John Kerry has made a significant mistake in how he's pursuing a Gaza cease-fire -- and it's not surprising that he has upset both the Israelis and some moderate Palestinians. Kerry's error has been to put so... more ››
July 29, 2014
Inside the Kerry-Israel Meltdown
Josh Rogin & Eli Lake, The Daily Beast
The secretary of state has been furiously working on a Mideast ceasefire, but his ad hoc efforts were dealt another blow Monday when Israel rejected his latest peacemaking plan. more ››
July 30, 2014
U.S. in Mideast: Malice or Incompetence?
Adam Garfinkle, American Int.
John Kerry’s ceasefire proposal for Gaza has probably destroyed what remained of the United States’ influence in the Middle East, at least for the duration of this administration’s tenure. more ››
August 1, 2014
Legitimizing Hamas' War Criminality
Charles Krauthammer, NRO
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... more ››
August 4, 2014
Should America Give Up on India?
Tunku Varadarajan, The Daily Beast
Here’s how bad things are between Washington and New Delhi these days: It’s news that Kerry even made the trip. Why this reluctant partnership might be best left to wither. more ››