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Bush administration will not be fair to Israel

Reader comment on item: "A Shot at Peace": Can the U.S. Enforce the "Road Map"

Submitted by Arthur Cohn (United States), Jul 8, 2003 at 23:56

I wish that your judgement of the fairness of the Bush administration is true. But, based on Bush's conversion by Prince Abdullah of Saudia Arabia to making the formation of the Palestinian State his highest priority, I think the administration will find a way to ignore all Palestinian terrorism and other non-carrying-out of the 'roadmap'. This conversion, reported in the 3/24/03 New Yorker came in a meeting in whch Abdullah seemed to be in charge, and Bush was very obsequious. Since then Bush has been very adamant about the Palestinian State and the 'Quartet' designed 'roadmap', without any of the 14 modifications requested by Israel. Bush has insisted that all of his administration be on board. this has led to Rice toadying-up to complain about the 'security fence'.
Bush, who was after 9/11. seemingly, so strong in destroying terrorism, is now promoting the Fatah terrorist, Abu Mazen, who proclaims his subordination to Arafat, who appointed him; all under the over-all directive of Abdullah, whose government has been the main funder of Al-Queda, and provided most of the terrorists of 9/11. There is a word for Bush's behavior: Perfidy.
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