Monday, November 19, 2007

Expectations low for U.S.-Mideast peace talks: "The Incredible Shrinking Middle East Peace Summit"

From McClatchy's, here
"...On the broader Middle East front, Rice has failed to persuade traditional U.S. allies such as Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt to join together in a new coalition that's meant to balance the influence of Iran. And the administration is still sending mixed signals about whether it's willing to support possible Israeli peace talks with Syria...".
"...As a key negotiator for President Clinton during the Camp David peace talks in 2000, which ended in collapse, Miller knows the risks of pushing the two sides into a deal when they aren't ready..."

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