First line says it all, eh? "The U.S. will to (sic) accede to the Palestinian Authority's demand . . . " The Saudis are calling the shots. Clearly Rice and Abbas are eager to dictate terms of surrender to Olmert. Rice is now a full-fledged pod-carrying zombie for the career State Department Arabists hired by Carter and Clinton appointees. Hamastan / Fatahland split was a brilliant gambit which forces Israel to concede everything on its eastern borders and gain nothing but a well armed implacable foe on its southern border. Islamist victory is sealed. Photo ops and documents soon to follow.
Reformists are in the lead in Iranian parliamentary elections (dpa)
from the article: PA: Police deployed in Nablus before receiving Israeli okay