Slouching Toward Peace: Israelis and Palestinians Exhausted by the Conflict

Neither Israelis nor Palestinians feel elation, optimism or even cautious hope: just wariness.

Nobody but the U.S. administration is celebrating the resumption of peace talks. In Israel this holds true across the political spectrum: from Naftali Bennett to Yossi Beilin most commentators don’t give these talks much chance of success. Even Obama’s envoy to the talks, former U.S. Ambassador Martin Indyk, has...