Skip to comments.Dennis Ross (Arab-Israeli mediator) on Fox News Sunday (interviewed on Taba peace plan)
Posted on 04/21/2002 10:58:45 PM PDT by GladwinEdited on 04/22/2004 12:33:16 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
BRIT HUME, FOX NEWS: Former Middle East envoy Dennis Ross has worked to achieve Middle East peace throughout President Clinton's final days in office. In the months following Clinton's failed peace summit at Camp David, U.S. negotiators continued behind-the-scenes peace talks with the Palestinians and Israelis up until January 2001, and that followed Clinton's presentation of ideas at the end of December 2000.
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The answer is likely that the Admins. policies were not as clear in the beginning and Arafat has been brought down a few pegs. He appears to know his stuff.
As far as Ross goes, the story he tells is convincing to me. Still, I wonder if there is anything there that is calculated to make Clinton and Ross look better.
This comment is priceless!
My thoughts too, but Ross does seem genuine. He has ticked me off a time or two, but who has not. He does not act like a apologist, if he is.
What is odd to me is that the Palestinians would have had a pretty good position if they had accepted the agreement. 10 or 20 years down the road, they won't be in any better position. The only thing is I can figure is that they really do want to destroy Israel.
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