Today in Tablet Magazine, Mideast columnist Lee Smith notes that Aaron David Miller has all but disowned the peace process—whose very foundation he helped lay—and examines what happens when cynicism enters “the least cynical enterprise ever launched by the most optimistic country in world history.” Matthew Schwarzfeld brings part two (here’s part one) of his dispatch from the Indian territory of Goa, home to many a hippie IDF vet. The Scroll thinks it would like Goa, althought it would worry about the potential sunburn.