CAMERA Op-Ed: David and the State Department’s Goliath

Sledgehammer: How Breaking with the Past Brought Peace to the Middle East

David Friedman

Broadside Books, 272 pgs.

“There will be no separate peace between Israel and the Arab world,” John Kerry declared in 2016, “without the Palestinian process and Palestinian peace. Everybody needs to understand that” the Secretary of State said pointedly. Less than four years later, the Trump administration helped broker the Abraham Accords between Israel and several of its Arab neighbors. How could Kerry and others of his ideological ilk have gotten it so wrong?

(The rest of CAMERA’s Feb. 28, 2022 book review can be found in the NY Sun)