Barak at least was burnt and is willing to learn from experience. Olmert is not man enough to say ;"We were mistaken". It is true he is deaparate to make a diplomatic deal. It is the only course that he feels will allow him to stay in power.Only so, will the US and Condy pat his shoulder and say he's doing a good job. But why should the nation bear the brunt of his miscalculations.?
German finance minister says need to limit number of refugees coming to Europe (Reuters)
from the article: In the role of party pooper