"the United States would back 'stronger statements on settlement construction and other issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by the Security Council and the Middle East Quartet.' " Oh, reallllly? So Obama will say that he's "very disappointed", and Clinton will describe it as "most unhelpful", while Crowley will thump the lecturn and say that the US position on settlements is "very unchanged"? Well! Whoop-de-do: the Pals are sick to death of this pantomine, so this time you really are going to have to Put Up or Shut Up. Don't flunk that test, dude, because everyone is watching....
U.S. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson announces support for Iran nuclear deal (Haaretz)