The Israeli-Palestinian conflict does fuel extremism and terrorism across the world. This is why the sorting out of the Middle East must start with Palestine. John Kerry is right.
Which is why all countries — friends and foes — should find some way to help see the peace process through — for the good of their citizens and for the good of the world.
From utter chaos comes rebirth, as Nietzsche said. We can thus still have a lasting peace in the Middle East no matter how bad things might seem.
Ultimately, all people want peace and prosperity. The Middle East has the resources and the people-smarts to make this happen.
But we all have to work at it. Fortunately today’s technology and communications make the job faster, if not easier.
Let’s roll up our sleeves.