U.S. floated White House meeting of Israelis and Palestinians
The Biden administration has been floating the idea of a White House meeting between senior Israeli and Palestinian officials, according to five current and former U.S and Israeli officials.
Behind the scenes: U.S. officials have raised that possibility with Israeli officials several times over the last four months, and also discussed it with the Palestinians, Egyptians and Jordanians. While the Israeli side didn't reject it outright they presented several reservations.
The low-profile discussions about a potential meeting were the most active involvement of the White House in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict since...