U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, leans in to begin his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Nov. 24, 2015. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
Palestine/Israel

Kerry’s Alleged Talks With Palestinians: Amid Pro-Israeli Stampede by US, A Silent Tug-of-War?

The rumors of separate diplomacy by former top officials hint at significant tension within Washington’s halls of power over how best to continue propping up the tattered image of U.S. leadership in the so-called Israeli-Palestinian peace process.