Jerusalem Report

The globalization of the conflict

The concatenation of global pressures on domestic and foreign affairs is denying the Israeli government the free hand it once had.

There could well be international intervention through a new UN Security Council resolution
Photo by: REUTERS
OUT OF the murky diplomatic shadows, an American framework for negotiations on a permanent Israeli-Palestinian peace is emerging.

The picture taking shape suggests that US Secretary of State John Kerry intends to include ideas that will be hard to swallow in both Jerusalem and Ramallah. However, the threat to the Israeli side is far greater.

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