According to a Pew Study of 6-13-06 (on their website): "In past Global Attitude Surveys, the American public's strong pro Israel stance set it aprt from other countries. But that is changing" as the Germans and French also become more sympathetic to Israelis and less to the Palestinians. Groundswell indeed.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: The only chance to defeat Hamas