While violence on the Gaza border is in full swing, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert voices reservations about the lethal force used by Israel.
Reactions have been almost unanimous in proclaiming that US President Trump's plan only benefits Israel. But even there, voters are mixed and not enthused with the longtime PM's calculus, says Peter Philipp.
The US president's Middle East peace plan is set to be unveiled on Tuesday after a second meeting with Israeli's Benjamin Netanyahu. The Palestinian leadership was not invited, but has already rejected the initiative.
US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan is largely aligned with Israeli interests, while the Palestinians' concerns are ignored. It will not end the conflict in the region, says DW's Rainer Sollich.
The deal makes more concessions to Palestinians than anticipated but asks that they accept West Bank settlements. Palestinian leaders have already vowed to reject the plan.
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