By Andrew Lappin, Originally published in the New York Observer
The Paris “peace” conference has commenced. Its purpose is to come up with a template of territorial concessions that Israel will be expected to “agree to” in the course of future negotiations with the Palestinians. At the table, sitting in their perfectly cut Brioni suits, will be representatives from the U.S., Russia, the EU, the Arab League, members of the UN Security Council and 20 other nations. Absent from the table will be Israel and the Palestinians.
These are the same statesmen of valor who: