The Secretary of State continues in her attempts to push the ball forward on the Middle East Peace Process. I generally avoid issues relating to Israel and the Palestinians like the plague, but last winter, I edited a volume trying to imagine how one might construct an international force to midwife a Palestinian state. You can read the report here (.pdf). I particularly recommend Marc Lynch's chapter at the end for you MEPP junkies.
*Gah! I can't believe I just blindly followed the way NYT transliterated شرم الشيخ into "Sharm el Sheik". I'm losing it, gang. "Sharm el-Sheikh" is correct.