Jumblatt: Assad looking to boost US ties
Roee Nahmias
Published: 05.09.08, 12:15
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1. So why then he wants Russian bases?
Inyaki ,   Bilbao, Basque   (09.05.08)
2. Ehud Olmert has rehabilitate Assad’s image…
Robert Bernier ,   Tel Aviv   (09.05.08)
Ehud Olmert has literally been making a fool of himself chasing Syrian president Bashar Assad as a supposed peace partner. The main effect of the Olmert-driven, Turkish-mediated, Israeli-Syrian talks has been to rehabilitate Assad’s image and get him invited as a featured guest to French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s Mediterranean conference in Paris, thereby cutting Assad slack in his effort to ward off being seriously investigated for the 2005 murder of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri and other Lebanese leaders. Now Assad is free handed in order to manage the destabilization and the occupation of Lebanon. More about the Syria at :
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