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Feb 7, 2005 4:57 pm


A REALISTIC ASSESSMENT OF THE UPCOMING SHARM AL SHEIKH SUMMIT



I think the"The Palestinian"Temporary Cease-Fire": Israel's Political Risks and Opportunities with the Sharm el-Sheikh Summit between Prime Minister Sharon and Chairman Mahmud Abbas (Abu Mazen)" by Lt. Col. Jonathan D. Halevi, is worth reading.

Debka suggests that Rice decided not to attend because she wanted to keep a low profile in case things go south. Good policy - it signals that the US is not the real stake holder in this arrangement, the two protagonists are.




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