RAMALLAH March 18 (JMCC) - I’m tempted to see Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Israel
as a parable, writes Roger Cohen of the New York Time
s. Nice guy wanders into mess and truth is revealed.
We’ve had, for example, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
clarifying the fact that, “Israel and the U.S. have mutual interests, but we will act according to the vital interests of the state of Israel.”
Of course, the United States, too, has “vital interests.” They include reaching a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine for which the physical space erodes daily as Israeli settlements
in the West Bank
the opinion piece...