Saturday, April 28, 2007

Bandar bin Sultan is "Off Key"

" ... Abdullah effectively torpedoed plans by ... Rice for a high-profile peace summit meeting between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel and the Palestinian president Abbas, by brokering a power-sharing agreement with Mr. Abbas’s Fatah and Hamas that did not require Hamas to recognize Israel or forswear violence. The Americans had believed, after discussions with Prince Bandar, that the Saudis were on board with the strategy of isolating Hamas..." Bandar “needs to personally regroup and figure out how to put Humpty Dumpty together again,”

Read full NYTimes article here.

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