Bill Clinton's Big Lie in the New York Times

Former President Bill Clinton, in an op-ed in the Nov. 4 edition of the New York Times, recalls his deep friendship with Yitzhak Rabin, on the 15th anniversary of the Israeli leader's assassination.  As a White House reporter in the 1990s, I can attest to Clinton's personal grief at the loss of his "dear chaver" (Hebrew for dear friend), who partnered with him in launching the Oslo peace process.Clinton, however, doesn't confine himself to eulogizing his friend.  He's still smarting about his failure to secure his own legacy as a Middle East peacemaker.  And so he engages in wild mythmaking about what might have been if Rabin had lived long enough to nail down a permanent peace between Israel and the Palestinians, and what still might be feasible today to end this protracted conflict."I continue to believe that, had he lived, within three years we would have had a comprehensive agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians,"...(Read Full Post)