U.S. Losing Patience with Syria

(Ha'aretz) Daniel Sobelman - A senior American official will visit Damascus soon to issue another warning that Washington is losing its patience with Syria's failure to meet demands it already agreed to, including those about rejectionist Palestinian organizations. Washington's sense that its messages are not getting through to the Syrians intensified following a report on the front page of the Lebanese newspaper A Safir, considered close to Syria. The newspaper quoted a senior Syrian official as saying Damascus had sensed a weakening in American pressure because of signs that American forces were becoming "entangled" in Iraq.

2003-06-23 00:00:00

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