A Middle East Opening

(Washington Post)Brent Scowcroft - The president should add substance to his commitment to an independent Palestinian state. The U.S. should insist that Israel stop construction of its wall on the West Bank and mirror its withdrawal from Gaza with the evacuation of the West Bank. In return, the wall and Israeli troops would be replaced by an international force, principally European or perhaps NATO troops. Substantial, visible progress on the Palestinian issue would significantly improve the atmosphere in Iraq and the rest of the Middle East, including Iran.

2012-11-12 00:00:00

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