Politico Features FP’s Aaron David Miller on Secretary Kerry’s Mideast Peace Process

 

News Story from: 8/1/13

Politico

“Does John Kerry’s peace process have a chance?”

By Aaron David Miller

 

In the history of the world, nobody ever washed a rental car.

As the champagne corks pop at Foggy Bottom celebrating Secretary of State John Kerry’s hard-earned success in launching Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, he’d be well advised to keep this piece of homespun philosophy in mind.

People really care only about what they own. And right now, Kerry has more ownership of this effort than Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, or U.S. President Barack Obama, for that matter.

 

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