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Middle East: Where did John Kerry go wrong?

As the US Secretary of State's hopes of brokering a peace deal between Israel and Palestine falter, we ask if he was ever on the right path

By Tom Phillips  

 

John Kerry has hinted that Israel is to blame for the deadlocked Middle East peace process

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has faltered in his attempt to bring about a US-brokered peace in the Middle East. In remarks made yesterday to the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Kerry suggested that he holds Israel primarily responsible for the apparent failure of his eight-month attempt to broker a “framework for negotiations,” as the basis for a determined push for a final deal in the year ahead.

Kerry singled out…

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