Sunday, March 17, 2013

Henry Kissinger Sees Little Hope For Mideast Peace

Kissinger Sees Little Hope for Mideast Peace, Arab Spring -- Bloomberg

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says there is little chance of any breakthrough in stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, as President Barack Obama visits Israel next week on his first trip there since taking office.

“I’m not optimistic” about reviving peace talks, in large part because of the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist parties in the region that aren’t inclined to support a “just outcome” with Israel, Kissinger said in an interview airing this weekend on Bloomberg TV’s “Conversations with Judy Woodruff.”

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My Comment:
With the exception of his comments on Afghanistan, I find myself in rare agreement with his observations on what is happening in the Middle East.

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