和平终于要来了?

发自耶路撒冷——以巴直接和平谈判即将在华盛顿重开,这是个好消息。但这些谈判究竟最终能否达成协议(美国总统奥巴马期望能在一年之内),则是另一回事。

奥巴马在就职第二天就任命前参议员乔治·米歇尔为他的中东特使,许多人也因此希望他能在上任两年内促使以巴之间达成协议——并实现以色列与周边阿拉伯国家的整体和平。

但这些希望最终破灭的原因究竟是奥巴马太缺乏经验,或是太过高估自己——还是两错并犯——依然是个争论不休的问题:但唯一清晰的是,在上任18个月并多次访问该地区之后,米歇尔最终只争取到了一个以巴之间重开谈判的原则性协议。

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