Josef Olmert

University of South Carolina

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Adjunct Professor of Political Science at University of South Carolina; former peace negotiator and brother of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

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John Kerry has acknowledged that there is skepticism — even cynicism — about renewing the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that broke off five years ago.  But, during his first months…

John Kerry's Gamble on 'Middle East Peace'

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