Here's James Carroll in the Boston Globe laying out the opportunity for Obama to resolve the Gaza/Israeli conflict:
What is needed now are firm messages from Washington: Israel must cease fire, respect Palestinian rights, and keep agreements; Palestinians must halt rockets, repudiate terror, and empower moderates toward a new unity. Obama must draw the line with both.Why didn't anybody think of this before? I haven't heard such awesome advice since Steve Martin detailed how to become a millionaire:
First, get a million dollars.Yes we can!