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US Still Believes 'Business With Bibi Is Possible'

The US seems to believe that Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not the main obstacle to peace.  
Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu (R) meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Jerusalem May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young (JERUSALEM - Tags: POLITICS) - RTXZXGE
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The fate of the negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians will be determined over the next two weeks. It is still quite possible that we will have to announce their untimely death, while they are still in their father’s (Secretary of State John Kerry’s) womb.

The negotiations may yet founder and die before they even see the light of day and scream for the very first time. On the other hand, it is possible that the parties will return to the negotiating table after a four-year hiatus, only to discover that the gaps between their positions are just as hefty as before, or that they have even gotten heftier over the years (as happens to all of us).

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