Mr. Benn is as naive as can be. What did Annapolis achieve if Abbas does not represent most Palestinians who elected Hama? Also, many of the Arab stated who came to Annapolis like Syria, Yemen, Libya etc. support Hamas and Hizbollah militarily or otherwise. Their presence was almost meaningless as their demands (like Abbas) are that we give away everything without a return. Bush has failed in Iraq and all over the world with shortsighted and senseless diplomacy (Rice is just a light weight decoration) and Mr. Benn thinks that Bush-Rice will be instrumental in achieving peace. Mr. Benn must be commended for wishful hope and lack of grasp of the real situation.
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