The World from Berlin Obama's Middle East Policy 'Marked by Ridiculous Zigzagging'

The Middle East peace process has been left floundering after Washington admitted its efforts to get the Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table have failed. German editorialists take a dim view of President Obama's approach.
A Jewish settlement on the outskirts of Arab east Jerusalem, near the West Bank biblical town of Bethlehem.

A Jewish settlement on the outskirts of Arab east Jerusalem, near the West Bank biblical town of Bethlehem.

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-- Siobhán Dowling and Jill Petzinger