Men like Olmert and Bush - and their many youthful followers, do not suffer from memory. Thus they find it easy to espouse what has failed in the past as the key to the future. Given the hole Olmert has dug Israel into, there is no way out except an occupation of southern Lebanon. He refuses to deal with anyone but Bush. The Middle East's two Lone Strangers ride together into the sunset. . . singing their favorite songs, "everything we learned is wrong," and "We don't need no stinking world."
UN to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now (Reuters)
from the article: IDF chief Halutz released from hospital after undergoing tests