Rather an understatement by Crowley. The Israeli theocracy has had over sixty years to recognize a Palestinian state based on its UNGAR181 defined borders, but instead chosen to deny the Palestinians their rights by the means of illegal occupation, ethnic cleansing and settlements, all courtesy of the Americans and their veto. In that context a ninety day supposed freeze is just a political gesture by the Americans, and the only impact will be on the US taxpayers for their appeasement of Israel.
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from the article: U.S.: One year may not be enough to achieve Mideast peace