Obama and Netanyahu Left in the Dust, Overtaken by the Arab Spring and Bid for Palestinian Statehood

Special Envoy Tony Blair has surprised with his nimble and adaptive diplomacy over Palestinian statehood, whereas President Obama is still rigid and adamant.

Abbas and His Missing People at the Edge of Chaos

While acknowledging the push to re-open perennially failed negotiations, President of the Palestinian National Authority Abbas claimed that recognition of the Palestinian state would enhance, not hold back, a renewed peace process.

Egyptian Protesters Dared to Stand on the “Edge of Chaos”

The Egyptian revolution was no “black swan” — if Washington were schooled in the latest thinking, it would have anticipated it sooner.