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.?
Iraqi police fire tear gas as thousands of protests burst into Green Zone, storm Parliament (AP)
from the article: In the role of party pooper