How Abbas Duped Kerry and Indyk
by Khaled Abu Toameh, gatestoneinstitute.org, July 1, 2014
“Kerry and Indyk failed to understand that no Palestinian leader has a mandate to make concessions to Israel as part of a peace agreement. Concessions would be tantamount to signing his own death warrant. Abbas is being denounced as a “traitor” for merely opposing the abduction of three Israeli teenagers.
The release of 78 prisoners, some with “blood on their hands,” is seen as a major achievement for Abbas, who was never even asked to pay anything in return.”…