Palestinians Welcome Obama with Demands and Ultimatums
Israeli leftists may not be excited about President Obama’s trip to Israel, as Jonathan wrote yesterday, but they are taking it a lot better than the Palestinians. The president is not in Israel to try to play Weekend at Bernie’s with
the moribund peace process, and that’s not a bad thing. A friendly
visit from the American president and a chance to interact with Israelis
in person is a fairly low-risk way to try to build some good will,
especially for a president who feels he has been misunderstood by
Israelis. Read more.