"This kind of activity is never helpful when it comes to peace negotiations." Isn't it funny how the harshest criticism an American president can ever level against Israel is to call its actions "unhelpful"? Even using the word "naughty" would seem severe by comparison. Nevertheless, words don't really matter anyway. As long as American cash continues to flow, Israel will do whatever it wants. Always has, always will.
Kerry: Pollard's parole not related to Iran deal (Reuters)
from the article: Obama: East Jerusalem building plans 'unhelpful' to peace efforts