The US is finally figuring out that Netanyahu and his pro-settler government are NOT SERIOUS about peace and have no intention of negotiating a final peace agreement with the Palestinians. Netanyahu won't present a single concrete position of his government with respect to borders. Israel's strategy is foot-dragging and buying time to change the facts on the ground. Of course Abbas and the Palestinians have known this all along. That is why it is time has come to bypass Israel and move towards unilateral recognition of the State of Palestine through the UN--whether Israel likes it or not. The UN created Israel in 1948 against the wishes of the Arab inhabitants of the lands, now the time has come to return the favor.
In interview, Syria's Assad vows to continue fighting while talks take place (Reuters)
from the article: Clinton meets Livni in U.S. ahead of speech on Mideast talks
As long as fighters are willing to remain there, the besieged city will not fall. But life there will become hell.13:03 12.02.16 | 0 comments