The World Must Deal with Arab Apartheid

We all now know that Secretary of State John Kerry “misspoke” when, at a private, closed meeting in April 2014, he said that the State of Israel was at risk of becoming an “apartheid” state if it did not accept a two-state solution.  In order to make things perfectly clear, it was gracious of him to explain that Israel is not currently an apartheid state, nor does it intend to become one.  With this explanation, no one could possibly accuse him of harboring anti-Semitic sentiments. At the “misspoken” moment, the ill-advised Kerry must have found himself in questionable company.  He had inadvertently joined the usual suspects – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Alice Walker, Jimmy Carter, and a host of biased bigots – who cannot refrain from categorizing Israel as a state that is hostile to the “oppressed” Palestinian people, if not to the entire world. Of course, as a skilled diplomat, Kerry is familiar with the...(Read Full Article)