Arabs Betray America

[Ynet News] Nahum Barnea - In the Mecca agreement between Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas, the American administration was betrayed three times: by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, by Saudi King Abdullah, and by Abbas. These three American allies ignored Condoleezza Rice's pleas and negotiated with Khaled Mashaal. Rice has been investing much effort in a bid to strengthen Abbas. On Feb. 19th, there is to be a summit under her auspices where Ehud Olmert and Abbas would take a first step towards commencing talks between the two sides. The agreement signed in Mecca has emptied the summit of content. Abbas preferred temporary calm with Hamas over a long-term agreement with the Americans.

2007-02-13 01:00:00

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