Two Peoples, Divided

Unable to achieve peace, Israelis and Palestinians pull apart.

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The United States’ Middle East peace process paradox
A settlement won’t come from diplomatic blitzkrieg.

Clinton’s Mideast talks don’t include Hamas leaders
(The Washington Post, November 20, 2012; 7:41 AM)
Palestinian protests more muted compared with unrest elsewhere in Middle East
(The Washington Post, March 4, 2011; 8:28 PM)
Palestinian protest groups organize broader marches on Israeli borders for Sunday
(The Washington Post, June 3, 2011; 9:21 PM)
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)
Gaza left out of Mideast peace talks
(The Washington Post, February 21, 2014; 7:00 AM)
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)
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)
Israel braces for Palestinian statehood bid at United Nations
(The Washington Post, August 31, 2011; 5:00 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)
Interfaith leaders launch daylong unity fast for Mideast peace
(AP, July 14, 2014; 4:43 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)
At World Economic Forum, Kerry defends focus on Israeli security
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2014; 5:08 PM)
In the Mideast, an abstract interest in peace
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2013; 8:07 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)
A diary of the Middle East in the 1930s
(The Washington Post, December 21, 2016; 6:00 AM)
Hamas finds greater support in a changed Middle East
(The Washington Post, November 16, 2012; 8:03 PM)
Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2012; 11:57 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)
Separated by Israel, Palestinians are forgetting how to stand together
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2014; 1:50 PM)
Hamas could have chosen peace. Instead, it made Gaza suffer.
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2014; 3:36 PM)
Kerry’s nine-month quest for Middle East peace ends in failure
(The Washington Post, April 29, 2014; 8:48 PM)
Permanent cease-fire may require Palestinian Authority’s return to Gaza
(The Washington Post, August 20, 2014; 8:00 PM)
A Greater Israel? Faction says no to two-state solution, yes to annexing Palestinian areas
(The Washington Post, November 5, 2013; 7:53 PM)
Israel reckons with unraveling Gaza policy
(The Washington Post, October 30, 2012; 8:18 AM)
West Bank demolitions highlight struggle for Jordan Valley
(The Washington Post, July 5, 2011; 6:50 AM)
Lessons from Gaza
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2012; 7:41 PM)
After Israel, Hamas reach Gaza cease-fire, both sides claim victory
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2012; 7:58 PM)
Forget the two-state solution. Let’s try six.
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2018; 4:41 PM)
For Obama, trip is a chance to repair relations with disappointed Israelis
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2013; 8:35 PM)
Give Kerry a break for his efforts at an Israel-Gaza cease-fire
(The Washington Post, July 31, 2014; 8:33 PM)