After Iran deal, Obama and Kerry pivot to Middle East peace
December 8th, 2013
12:23 AM ET

After Iran deal, Obama and Kerry pivot to Middle East peace

By CNN Political Unit

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry made explicit the administration's renewed attempts to negotiate a peace deal between Israel and Palestine Saturday as the United States begins to assume a more muscular role in talks.

At the Brookings Institution's annual Saban Forum on Middle East issues and U.S.-Israeli relations, Obama and Kerry each spoke about a budding interim deal that would work towards a two-state solution.

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  1. shaun

    Its all apart of God plans. Here comes apart of revelation so get ready world. Get ready for the war, and etc.

    December 9, 2013 at 11:05 pm | Reply
  2. 9382comment

    As the Iranians chant death to America and promise they will not stop any of the centrifuges from spinning (which was part of the agreement) Congress steps in to try to counter the damage by Obama and Kerry.

    December 9, 2013 at 12:31 pm | Reply
  3. Filex Unger

    These two must be like " the public thinks it knows what's going on, but we fake to the left and they'll never see the right, a little deal with Iran the back it up with a right, a deal in Israel, with the Palestine, then come up with a new energy, freak em all out" to funny.

    December 9, 2013 at 12:51 am | Reply
  4. letmeeatcake

    obama, kerry and biden are out of their league...they should let putin handle things for them from now on...

    December 9, 2013 at 12:21 am | Reply
  5. Peppy

    Bammy should send the court jester in (Biden). It is always good for a laugh, although looking at Lurch its also hard to keep a straight face !!! LOL

    December 8, 2013 at 8:11 pm | Reply
  6. Peppy

    What about the jobs pivot ???

    December 8, 2013 at 8:09 pm | Reply
  7. Richard Broderick Jr

    Those who want war steal from us.

    "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

    This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. The cost of one modern heavy bomber is this: a modern brick school in more than 30 cities. It is two electric power plants, each serving a town of 60,000 population. It is two fine, fully equipped hospitals. It is some fifty miles of concrete pavement. We pay for a single fighter plane with a half million bushels of wheat. We pay for a single destroyer with new homes that could have housed more than 8,000 people. This is, I repeat, the best way of life to be found on the road the world has been taking. This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron. [...] Is there no other way the world may live?"

    –Dwight David Eisenhower, “The Chance for Peace,” speech given to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, Apr. 16, 1953.

    December 8, 2013 at 10:05 am | Reply
  8. AVP

    To much bad history, I don't see it working.

    December 8, 2013 at 2:59 am | Reply
  9. Hgjkdgj Wgjklkj

    would that include muslims not killing one another or terrorist killers being brought too justice where ever the crimes are carryied out.

    December 8, 2013 at 2:02 am | Reply
  10. Hgjkdgj Wgjklkj

    a fools erand...

    December 8, 2013 at 12:32 am | Reply

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