You are wrong Esther - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 27.08.06 | 01:59 (IDT)

    Esther, Bush gave an OK to the basic plan to wage a war on Hizbollah at the first opportunity. But the US did not make the decisions. The Israeli government did. The role of the Bush administration was to act as a diplomatic full back, preventing the UN from doing anything as long as possible. The last week of the war there were many neocons arguing that Olmert was letting Bush down. There was even op-ed piece here in Haaretz by two AEI propagandists arguing that Israel's failure to push hard was reducing it's usefulness to the Bush regime.

    from the article: Inquiry into Lebanon war not on agenda at weekly cabinet meeting
    First published 00:00 26.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 26.08.06
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