Two Peoples, Divided

Unable to achieve peace, Israelis and Palestinians pull apart.

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Clinton’s Mideast talks don’t include Hamas leaders
The United States hopes meetings in Jerusalem, Cairo and Ramallah will help defuse the crisis in Gaza.

Palestinian protests more muted compared with unrest elsewhere in Middle East
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2011; 8:28 PM)
The United States’ Middle East peace process paradox
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2014; 7:43 PM)
Palestinian protest groups organize broader marches on Israeli borders for Sunday
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2011; 9:21 PM)
Gaza left out of Mideast peace talks
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2014; 7:00 AM)
Palestinian rivals Fatah, Hamas reach accord seen as obstacle for peace with Israel
(The Washington Post, April 27, 2011; 9:20 PM)
McCain, in Israel, voices skepticism about Kerry’s Middle East peace push
(The Washington Post, January 3, 2014; 12:35 PM)
Peace in the Mideast will come only with international help
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2014; 8:00 PM)
Kerry faces bigger obstacles to Gaza truce than in past Mideast conflicts
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 10:38 PM)
When Gaza fighting is over, there is a way to change for the better
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2014; 7:48 PM)
Obama ends Israel visit by brokering end to dispute with Turkey
(The Washington Post, March 22, 2013; 2:20 PM)
Peace talks set to begin after Israel agrees to free 104 Palestinian prisoners
(The Washington Post, July 28, 2013; 7:46 PM)
Obama’s Middle East fallacy
(The Washington Post, March 16, 2014; 7:52 PM)
Israel-Hamas fight highlights role for U.S.
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2012; 6:59 PM)
Israel braces for Palestinian statehood bid at United Nations
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2011; 5:00 PM)
Kerry: Mideast peace talks need ‘reality check’
(The Washington Post, April 4, 2014; 4:55 PM)
Israel building plan for East Jerusalem draws fresh rebuke from U.S., others
(The Washington Post, September 27, 2011; 5:24 PM)
Viewing Gaza damage, U.N. chief implores Israel, Hamas to avoid another war
(The Washington Post, October 14, 2014; 12:20 PM)
Israeli leaders don’t meet with Jimmy Carter during Middle East visit
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2015; 4:00 PM)
A new road map to Middle East peace?
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2013; 7:31 PM)
U.S. close to releasing Mideast peace proposal that Palestinian leadership may immediately reject
(The Washington Post, June 21, 2018; 3:44 PM)
Israel, Palestinians agree to new cease-fire
(The Washington Post, August 10, 2014; 2:53 PM)
On Mideast, a hopeful dialogue
(The Washington Post, May 27, 2014; 8:04 PM)
Israeli troops, Palestinian protesters clash at Golan Heights frontier
(The Washington Post, June 5, 2011; 6:00 PM)
Palestinian bid for stronger U.N. ties throws peace talks into confusion
(The Washington Post, April 1, 2014; 9:40 PM)
Kerry’s Captain Ahab quest
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2013; 7:13 PM)
The United States should help close gaps between Israelis and Palestinians
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2014; 8:23 PM)
Trump administration cuts more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinians
(The Washington Post, August 24, 2018; 6:07 PM)
John Kerry pursues a narrow peace
(The Washington Post, July 7, 2013; 7:37 PM)
In the Mideast, an abstract interest in peace
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2013; 8:07 PM)
At World Economic Forum, Kerry defends focus on Israeli security
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2014; 5:08 PM)
Israeli-Palestinian peace has no chance
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2013; 5:15 PM)
Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2014; 5:59 PM)
Hamas finds greater support in a changed Middle East
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2012; 8:03 PM)
After Trump cuts aid, U.N. relief agency lays off staff in Gaza and West Bank
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2018; 11:43 AM)
Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2012; 11:57 PM)
Separated by Israel, Palestinians are forgetting how to stand together
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2014; 1:50 PM)
West Bank demolitions highlight struggle for Jordan Valley
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2011; 6:50 AM)
A diary of the Middle East in the 1930s
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2016; 6:00 AM)
Hamas may be alienating other Arabs, but it’s making new friends in the West
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 12:52 PM)
New Middle East priorities
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 12:01 PM)
The very stable cycle of destructive violence in Gaza
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 10:47 AM)
How Israel is losing Europe
(The Washington Post, August 4, 2014; 2:29 PM)
No more Middle East clichés, please
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2014; 9:02 AM)
Israel’s Netanyahu on Iran: ‘Of course, they’re developing nuclear weapons.’
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 2:56 PM)
The work of Simone Camilli, AP journalist killed in Gaza
(The Washington Post, August 13, 2014; 11:51 AM)
Israel’s slain teenagers: 4 things you should know
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2014; 8:16 PM)
The Middle East ‘peace process’ fallacy
(The Washington Post, June 27, 2014; 11:31 AM)
What Hamas hopes to gain from the crisis in Gaza
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 3:07 PM)
Is it time for a Marshall Plan for Gaza?
(The Washington Post, August 7, 2014; 12:13 PM)