PA official: Israel intervened in US vote

by Ynetnews.comPalestinians unmoved by US election results, but view them as proof of Israeli attempt ‘to thwart negotiations.’ Yasser Abed Rabbo, secretary-general of the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s Executive Committee, said Wednesday morning that Israel intervened in the American mid-term elections in a bid to disrupt the Middle East peace process. According to the senior Palestinian…

Lies of a peace process

by Joseph Puder, Frontpagemag.com The term “peace process,” writes William B. Quandt in Peace Process: American Diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict since 1967, began to be widely used “sometime in the mid-1970’s” to describe “the American-led efforts to bring about a negotiated peace between Israel and its neighbors.” As Quandt explained it, “The phrase is…

Fayyad storms out of New York meeting with Ayalon

by Jordana Horn, Jerusalem Post Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad angrily left a UN Ad-Hoc Liaison Committee meeting and canceled a scheduled subsequent press conference with Deputy Foreign Minister Daniel Ayalon in New York on Tuesday, after Ayalon refused to approve a summary of the meeting which said “two states” but did not include the…

Clinton: Israel to blame if talks collapse

by Stan Goodenough   It suited the twisted political purposes of Israel’s extreme leftist newspaper, Ha’aretz, to headline its top story Tuesday morning with the warning voiced by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the night before. Boarding her flight to the Middle East to chair the much-anticipated renewal of negotiations between Israel and the…