Books to escape from Benghazi, Boko Haram, Boehner, biz cycle etc, pt. 1

Every summer I offer up some of the books I've read in the past year and happily invite readers' recommendations to me.  I'm always on the prowl for a good read. This summer's book review will be in two parts.  First, the non-fiction. If you're looking for light summer reading, do not try to read …

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Kerry said the “A” word; so have many Israelis

Secretary of State John Kerry prompted a diplomatic gasp and a Ted Cruz hissy fit  by warning of the dangers of apartheid if Israel and the Palestinians can't achieve a workable two-state solution.  Kerry's  private comment was uncharacteristically undiplomatic but not without truth. A Boston Globe editorial sums up succinctly Israel's dilemma if a two-state solution fails …

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