Part of the reason Israeli-Palestinian peace talks failed last year is because the sides were so far apart in their fundamental visions of what two states would look like. Another reason is that the two sides could barely stand each other.
Canadians were evenly split in their support for Israel and the Palestinians, according to a new poll.
Nine months of negotiations were supposed to propel Israelis and Palestinians into a future of peace. Instead, the collapse of talks is threatening to make the future look much like the past.
Secretary of State John Kerry believes the effort to bring peace to Israel and the Palestinians is now in a holding pattern and the two sides need to decide what to do next, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
A committee of government ministers approved a list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released as part of the revived Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
With the Mideast peace talks stalled, the White House may propose ‘bridging proposals’ on key issues. How will Israel and the Palestinians react — and can they reach a deal?
Barack Obama’s speech at the United Nations signalled highlighted his abandonment of democratization as guiding values, replaced with a Henry Kissinger-style Realpolitik.
Israel’s top peace negotiator said on Friday newly resumed talks with the Palestinians also held a wider opportunity for Israel to seek alliances with Arab world moderates against militants in the Middle East.
Ironically, the best place to forget the Mideast conflict is Israel. That’s dangerous because it allows Israelis to forget how much is at stake, Jay Michaelson writes.
Martin Indyk is too hawkish for some and too tough on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for others. But that’s just what might make him the right mediator for the Mideast talks.