Just when you thought you’d heard it all from professional peace promoter Martin Indyk, he goes and one-ups himself. The ability to do so when the policies he has espoused over the decades have repeatedly backfired is an accomplishment in and of itself. And it explains why he was appointed twice to serve as US ambassador to Israel and also filled the role of assistant secretary of state for Near East affairs.
Indyk, author of Innocent Abroad: An Intimate Account of American Peace Diplomacy in the Middle East, has always held the position that an accord is possible between Israel and the Palestinians – if the “two sides” would only trust one another. This, of course, is why he was a perfect fit for Secret...
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