Obama: U.S. pushing for strong and timely sanctions on Iran – Haaretz – Israel News

Obama gave a surprisingly downbeat assessment of the chances for a U.S.-brokered peace settlement in the Middle East, saying that the United States cannot help if Israel and the Palestinians decide they cannot negotiate.

The two sides may say to themselves, “We are not prepared to resolve these issues no matter how much pressure the United States brings to bear,” Obama said.

Obama reiterated that peace is a vital goal, but one that may be beyond reach even if we are applying all of our political capital.

via Obama: U.S. pushing for strong and timely sanctions on Iran – Haaretz – Israel News.

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