Kerry Pays Price For Trying to Stop Slaughter

There is an old saying that applies to beleaguered Secretary of State John Kerry: no good deed goes unpunished. To listen to his most rabid critics, the majority of them in Israel but quite a few in the U.S. as well, the head of American diplomacy committed the unpardonable sin of trying to arrange a…

Kicking The Empty Can of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations

Secretary of State Kerry has touched the third rail in the seemingly impossible task of American diplomacy to bring peace to the Middle East. He used the word “apartheid” in an off the record meeting of the Trilateral Commission in trying to warn that without a two state solution Israel risked becoming an “apartheid state”.…