Paris peace gambit — everyone gains except the Palestinians
The Israelis seem to have figured out the whole thing and opted out. But the hapless Palestinian leadership, along with its Arab League partners, joined by the French, EU and UN representatives, and even US Secretary of State John Kerry, decided to play along.
However, the French peace initiative-turned-conference in Paris on June 3 was nothing but a charade, and they all knew it, Palestinians included.
So, why the colossal waste of time?