Mortimer B. Zuckerman is chairman and editor in chief of U.S. News & World Report and publisher of the New York Daily News. He is also the co-founder and chairman of Boston Properties Inc. He is a trustee of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Washington Institute for Near East Studies, and the International Institute of Strategic Studies.

As I watched the speech from Israel—and talked to Netanyahu afterward—I saw a poised leader who did what was necessary to move negotiations forward.

Among the many problems Hillary Clinton inherits next week is Condoleezza Rice’s short-sighted and failed policy toward Hamas, which has left Israel vulnerable to ceaseless terror.