How Dare Peres Trust Abbas

In presenting Mahmoud Abbas as a partner, Israeli President Shimon Peres defied the Israeli strategy of questioning the Palestinian president's credibility to avoid peace negotiations.

What on earth are those Palestinians demanding now? Finance Minister Yair Lapid has proposed giving them a state with temporary borders, and United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry this week outlined an economic project intended “to mobilize $4 billion of investment” in the West Bank in various fields, including tourism, construction, light manufacturing and information technology....