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To: Just mythoughts

When it comes to the ME "Peace" talks it would appear that Russia's NEW POLICY is the same as the OLD (Soviet) POLICY. Very curious in light of the post that got this thread started, no?.

Sharon to Putin: Israel willing to make 'concessions'
Monday, November 3, 2003 Posted: 11:08 AM EST (1608 GMT)

(Excerpt) Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon before holding talks Monday.

MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) -- In Moscow for meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other officials, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Monday that Israel is willing to make "concessions in exchange for peace."

"Israel is the only country in the world that is ready to make concessions, even though it hasn't lost a single war," Sharon said, according to Russia's Interfax news agency.

However, Sharon added, Israel will not make concessions on the issue of security.

Putin, at the beginning of the meeting, said that Russia is "intent on taking an active role, as much as it is possible from our side, in the Middle East settlement."

Russia is among those working on a plan for Middle East peace. The so-called road map -- also backed by the United States, United Nations and European Union -- calls for the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and security for Israel.

Sharon and Putin also discussed improving ties between the two countries, noting that trade has increased from $12 million in the 1990s to more than $1 billion today.

In addition, Israeli officials are expected to raise the issue of Iran's nuclear program, which Israel considers a threat. Russia is helping Iran to build a nuclear power plant at Bushehr. The two countries say the plant is for peaceful purposes. Israel is urging Russia to prevent the transfer of any uranium enrichment technology to Iran...

40 posted on 10/22/2004 10:49:13 AM PDT by TapTheSource
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To: TapTheSource

The following outside of the Bible has been the clearest description of the religion of Communism that I have yet come across.

Liberals in this nation using what ever means necessary seek to replace the "Creator" as the giver of "rights" with themselves. Some call it secularism, humanism, or any number of names to deceive as many as possible.

"Letter to My Children
by Whittaker Chambers
from the Foreward to Witness
(Random House,1952).

"Beloved Children,
I am sitting in the kitchen of the little house at Medfield, our second farm which is cut off by the ridge and a quarter-mile across the fields from our home place, where you are. I am writing a book. In it I am speaking to you. But I am also speaking to the world. To both I owe an accounting. It is a terrible book. It is terrible in what it tells about men. If anything, it is more terrible in what it tells about the world in which you live. It is about what the world calls the Hiss-Chambers Case, or even more simply, the Hiss Case. It is about a spy case. All the props of an espionage case are there-foreign agents, household traitors, stolen documents, microfilm, furtive meetings, secret hideaways, phony names, an informer, investigations, trials, official justice."

"The revolutionary heart of Communism is not the theatrical appeal: "Workers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your chains. You have a world to gain." It is a simple statement of Karl Marx, further simplified for handy use: "Philosophers have explained the world; it is necessary to change the world." Communists are bound together by no secret oath. The tie that binds them across the frontiers of nations, across barriers of language and differences of class and education, in defiance of religion, morality, truth, law, honor, the weaknesses of the body and the irresolutions of the mind, even unto death, is a simple conviction: It is necessary to change the world. Their power, whose nature baffles the rest of the world, because in a large measure the rest of the world has lost that power, is the power to hold convictions and to act on them. It is the same power that moves mountains; it is also an unfailing power to move men. Communists are that part of mankind which has recovered the power to live or die -to bear witness-for its faith. And it is a simple, rational faith that inspires men to live or die for it."

"It is not new. It is, in fact, man's second oldest faith. Its promise was whispered in the first days of the Creation under the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil: "Ye shall be as gods." It is the great alternative faith of mankind. Like all great faiths, its force derives from a simple vision. Other ages have had great visions. They have always been different versions of the same vision: the vision of God and man's relationship to God. The Communist vision is the vision of Man without God. "

46 posted on 10/22/2004 1:43:24 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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