Just weeks after the Annapolis parade, Bush on tour to Israel has given carte blanche to Olmert for whatever level of violence against Palestinians he pleases.
By Saleh Al-Naami
"......As for Ben Kasbit, top commentator for Maariv newspaper, the second most circulated in Israel, he wrote an article on 10 January saying that Bush has caused harm to the entire Middle East and has placed the world in danger. He added, "it's been a long time since the United States has had such a failure of a president as Bush, who has caused such harm to the interests and values of the Western world." He concluded his article by writing, "what is most dangerous about Bush is that until now he has not understood the extent of the stupidity in the steps that he takes.""