President Obama, resigned to his failure to broker a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, is looking past his time in office and weighing a plan that would preserve at least the principle of a two-state solution for his successor to pursue.
We were deeply concerned by some of Donald Trump’s comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during last Thursday’s Republican debate. Moderator Wolf Blitzer noted that Mr. Trump had recently said that as president he would try to bring peace between the two sides – but not by favoring one side or the other. Mr. Blitzer recounted […]
But it would be a mistake to look at this only from the perspective of the bitter partisan politics that has driven Washington for the last 25 years – although there is surely a measure of that in play.