Under the present electoral reality in the US, Obama has said the maximum he can. Although, I am scared of his tax programs, I must say displayed bravery and leadership by telling Israel what they needed to be told publicly a long time ago. The settlement enterprise has not and will not buy Israel any one inch of extra land in the eyes of the whole world. Israel of course can annex the WB, but this will open another can of worms, the least of which is citizenship rights.
Peru forces rescue 54 adults and children held captive by Shining Path (AP)