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  • Why does Netanyahu want to keep negotiating?

    April 3, 2014 | 3:52 pm

    Israeli-Palestinian talks have been deadlocked for some time. Eight months in, the sides haven’t made much apparent progress. Now, talks are on the verge of collapse.

    But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is eager to keep them going for another eight months.

    Why? On its...

  • U.S. scrambles as prisoner release, Jewish state issue threaten to sink talks

    March 26, 2014 | 3:50 pm

    The Obama administration is scrambling to salvage Israeli-Palestinian talks threatened by disputes over core identity issues for each side: recognition of the state’s Jewish character for Israel, the release of prisoners for the Palestinians.

    Martin Indyk, the peace process envoy...