Experts are understandably skeptical about success for the renewed peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. But key conditions and circumstances are different than in the past. Here are seven reasons to be optimistic about the latest round of Mideast peace talks.
The G20 nations can bypass deadlock in the UN Security Council over Syria by appealing to the General Assembly to call for and oversee the removal of all chemical weapons from Syria. Unlike military strikes by the US, this would pave the way for a ceasefire and peace settlement.