Bush in Israel

[VOA News] Editorial - President George W. Bush began his Middle East trip in Israel where he emphasized the strong relationship the U.S. and Israel share. "The source of that strength," said Mr. Bush, "is a shared belief in the power of human freedom. Our people have built two great democracies under difficult circumstances. We built free economies to unleash the potential of our people. And the alliance between our two nations helps guarantee Israel's security as a Jewish state." President Bush urged Palestinians to support President Abbas in his efforts to negotiate a Palestinian state. If Palestinians support terrorist organizations like Hamas and Hizbullah they will miss the chance to have their own state.

2008-01-11 01:00:00

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