preconditions to negotiations == no negotiations - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Pablo B
    • 25.12.07 | 05:50 (IST)

    Gee, the "Foreign Ministry's intelligence assessment" has finally caught up with the collective statements of a bunch of Haaretz talkback posters. (including myself) Israel should be proud. We've been saying for the better part of the year that Bush/Rice are making their choice NOT to have any say or influence on talks with Syria and Iran when they demand pre-conditions before talks. They have made themselves irrelivant by policy. They have removed any chance to have their political viewpoints enter into negotiations by chosing not to negotiate. As long as Bush/Rice chooses not to talk, they will not be heard. They will not be able to lock in US policy by making agreements with Syria or Iran. How dumb can you be, with such low chances of winning the next presidency? IF they had been talking all this time, they could be locking the US, Syria, and Iran into THEIR policy choices. Bush/Rice will have NO influence, they pissed their opportunity away and achieved zero

    from the article: Foreign Ministry: Syria feels peace must wait for next U.S. president
    First published 00:00 24.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 24.12.07
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