Rice Makes Surprise Visit To Beirut
But to what avail?
Somewhat earlier than predicted, Condi Rice has stirred and ventured in the direction of the Middle East. She's just landed in Beirut and will move on to Israel later. Hope she doesn't get shot down during the hop!
It seems Israel has agreed to some kind of multinational force taking over in the border regions - provided they are willing to fight if necessary. An odd provision for the idea of peace-keeping. Bush and Blair remain steadfastly opposed to partaking in any such adventure - more than likely because neither actually have any available troops left with which to contribute. They are, after all, entangled otherwise elsewhere.
One is tempted to believe that movements by Condi and the British foreign office are more designed to offset comment by the increasingly critical mainstream media. In all this so-called "diplomacy" there has been no mention of any kind of timetable to stop the Israeli slaughter of innocents. It feels like more a case of who's available to move in to mediate after the Zionist war-mongers have finished their destruction.
In the UK, the government has finally abandoned the CSA as an unrecoverable project. In Amerika, government sources confrim war with Iran will take place this year.
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