I don’t understand how the Americans are still considering the Greater Jerusalem aphorism. The Palestinians have killed that long ago, so what’s there to formulate? And what is this about giving both sides enough time to absorb Kerry’s ideas? His ideas have been known and digested since Oslo, and thrown up. Which brings us to wide gaps that are still gaping, Very true true, but the Americans are not necessarily at a loss as to what to do next. More likely they are bidding their time till the Geneva talks are successfully concluded. And when that happens – Oh la la -- everything will take a different look when the Geneva talks conclude successfully. Bibi, you’ll discover that mild mannered Kerry is un gant de velours plein de merde (that’s Napoleon describing Talleyrand). Bibi, an exclusive club is forming in the Middle East, and guess who is not invited.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu rejects inclusion of Jerusalem in Kerry's framework deal