“In fact, according to Herzog, Israel began to realize that Kerry was negotiating mainly with and against Israel, while conducting substantially no such parallel process with Abbas”

Kerry’s knee-capping of Israel
by David Weinberg
March 9, 2017

Because the news is elsewhere, few have bothered to pay attention to the insider expose on the “Kerry peace process” published in The American Interest late last month by Brig. Gen. (res.) Michael Herzog. This is unfortunate, since Herzog blows many peace process myths to smithereens, and reveals both the artifice of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and the chicanery of former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry…It is nevertheless clear from Herzog’s telling (and from previous pieces, such as the 2014 New Republic expose by Ben Birnbaum and Amir Tibon) that Netanyahu was ready to withdraw from vast tracts of Judea and Samaria to facilitate Palestinian statehood, venturing “well outside his natural comfort zone.” READ MORE

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