Saturday, March 1, 2008

While the "U.S.-Saudi Effort Seeks to End Syrian Interference in Lebanon" ....

Robin Wright, in the WaPo, here
These are certainly very peculiar times: When the White House gets high jacked by a Saudi-Israeli cabal with the goals of restoring Sunni rule in Damascus & the annihilation of resistance groups to an increasingly "tribal" Israeli occupation & rule ....
"...Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal then discussed details at a White House meeting on Feb. 15 attended by Bush, Vice President Cheney, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and national security adviser Stephen J. Hadley, according to U.S. and Arab officials.
The proposal led to serious debate within the administration, which held back its plan from key European and Arab allies, the officials said.
"U.S. gunboat diplomacy in Lebanon did not, does not and will never work. If there is one way how not to help your allies, this is it," said Bilal Y. Saab of the Brookings Institution's Saban Center...."

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