President Obama laid out his vision for Middle East peace, and — surprise! — it involves strong-arming Israel back within its pre-1967 borders. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is not having any of it, and was quick to point out that Mr. Obama’s expectations differ significantly from what the USA had previously agreed to, which did not include a return to the status quo ante 1967.
In other news, the German state of Bremen has lowered the voting age for state elections to 16.
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