....that there is an astonishing amount of cynicism on the part of both Israelis and Palestinians of late and that it feels like they are both acting out of desperation at this point? It's as if they are both determined to engage in as much brutality towards one another as they possibly can in spite of/because of the change in the US attitude and the situation with Iran. Everything seems elevated to fever pitch these days.
Yemen's Houthi rebels commit to peace plan in letter to UN chief, BBC reports (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S.: Military action will not solve Mideast conflict