Iran's 'axis of resistance' may seem ascendant, but new chances for peace could redefine game in US's favor.
Sir Hugh Orde also warns that threat from dissident Irish terrorists is highest in five years.
If the aim of the peace process is to resolve the conflict properly, then only this approach tackles the root of the problem.
Mobile phone service in Gaza Strip and the West Bank could spur investment – and bolster prospects for peace.
Recent events suggest both Tehran and Washington may be willing to engage in dialogue.
Hamas officials in Egypt Monday considered terms of a possible 'tahadiyeh,' or calming, in recent fighting with Israel even as violence flared on both sides of the border.
In speeches during his Mideast swing, the president lectured Arab regimes but praised Israel.