The sad fact is that Olmert wants to maintain the status quo. He has no intention of engaging in serious talks that could only lead to the creation of a Palestinian state in what are now occupied or otherwise controlled territories. He has no intention of removing settlements, dividing Jerusalem, or even dealing with refugee issues. He has no intention of doing anything...except to give the impression that he is a man on the move. His only concern is to please the Americans and as long as the idiot Bush is around all he needs to do is mumble the correct words.
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
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