Suddenly, after decades of impasse, it seems possible — just possible — that the stars are aligning for a comprehensive peace agreement in the Middle East.
Three major developments are happening right now.
Iran's new president, Hasan Rowhani, has made a peace overture after more than three decades of conflict with the United States. President Barack Obama's phone call to Mr. Rowhani was a breakthrough in diplomatic relations with Iran that have been frozen since 1979.
The United States and Russia have brokered an agreement to rid Syria of chemical weapons. It is possible that could be the start of some kind of partnership between the United States and Russia to end the...