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The Plot Thickens

The Guardian reports,

Bashar Assad, the Syrian president, is being urged by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan to restart bilateral talks with Israel that collapsed in 2000. Discussions were under way in Mecca yesterday at a summit of the Islamic Conference Organisation, chaired by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and attended by most Arab heads of government.

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2 thoughts on “The Plot Thickens

  1. I’ll say,
    Read the final paragraph
    But US neo-conservatives are urging the US Bush administration to isolate Mr Assad, even if that means blocking talks with Israel. Richard Perle, former Pentagon adviser, said: “Assad has never been weaker and we should take advantage of that.”
    The neocons are so insistent on carrying on their crusade they will even block Israel. Good thing the Israelis are wising up.

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