Kerry’s Latest Mideast Trip Doomed Before It Starts

John Kerry’s charade in Israel and Palestine is growing exceedingly tiresome. As I explain in Lobelog today, Israelis are laughing at him, other US diplomats are sneering and Palestinians, as usual, are just frustrated.

Twenty Years After Madrid, Israel-Palestinian Peace Prospects Bleak

In my latest piece for Inter Press Service, I report on yesterday’s conference in DC marking 20 years since the Madrid peace conference, that launched the now dearly departed peace process.