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Elmer’s Doing it again. The weak-kneed Prime Minister of Israel, Ehud “Elmer Fudd” Olmert has announced his willingness to use the five year old Saudi “peace” as a basis for negotiation. This plan which was rejected by Prime Minister Sharon AND the dove himself, the senile Mr. Peres, is a road map for the destruction of Israel.The Saudi plan has two parts first Israel gets rid of any defensible borders by surrendering the Golan Heights, Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria. At the same time she is to get rid of her Jewish identity. Any Muslim who once had relative who could have possibly said the word Palestine gets to move to Israel. After Israel gives up its defensible borders and Jewish Identity, the Arab world will agree to sign peace agreements with Israel and have “normal,” relations with the indefensible once Jewish state. Of course that also depends on what “normal” is.
Olmert: Israel serious on ’02 peace plan By JOSEF FEDERMAN — Associated Press Writer (Updated Sunday, March 11, 2007, 8:14 AM) JERUSALEM (AP) Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday said he was ready to “treat seriously” a dormant Saudi initiative calling for a comprehensive peace agreement between Israel and the Arab world in exchange for a full Israeli withdrawal from lands captured in the 1967 Mideast War. Olmert spoke to his Cabinet ahead of a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the leaders’ second summit in the past month. Both sides acknowledged they expected no major breakthroughs ahead of the formation of a new Palestinian government in the coming weeks. The talks, following an inconclusive meeting on Feb. 19 attended by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, are part of U.S.-backed efforts to prod the sides to a return to peace talks. The Saudi peace initiative, which aimed to solve the Palestinian issue by offering Israel a comprehensive peace, was first proposed in 2002 but never got off the ground. It is expected to be high on the agenda at an Arab League summit later this month in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Saudis, who have never backed away from the initiative, have been pushing hard for other regional countries, many of whom also have endorsed it, to gather behind the initiative in strength to push the peace process forward. Olmert told his Cabinet on Sunday that Israel is following developments in the Arab world “with the utmost attention” and noted “positive developments” among moderate Arab countries. “We have said more than once that the Saudi initiative is a matter which we would be ready to treat seriously and we have not altered our position,” he said. “We hope very much that at the meeting of heads of Arab states to take place in Riyadh, the positive elements expressed in the Saudi initiative will be revalidated and will perhaps improve the chances of negotiation between us and the Palestinian Authority.” The Saudi push comes at a time when many moderate Arab governments are worried about rising tensions in the region and view progress on the Palestinian-Israeli issue as a way to lower the pressure and also to blunt Iran’s growing influence. Israel in the past has expressed reservations about the Saudi plan. In particular, Israel has resisted calls for a full withdrawal from the West Bank and east Jerusalem – both captured in the 1967 war. Israel also objects to the Saudi plan’s endorsement of the “right of return” for Palestinian refugees displaced by the establishment of Israel. There are hundreds of thousands of refugees and their descendants, and Israel says their return to former properties would mean the end of the Jewish state. Despite such concerns, Israel is interested in improving ties with moderate Arab countries to counter the rising influence of Iran and radical anti-Israel groups, such as Hamas and Hezbollah, in the region. Israel and Saudi Arabia are both staunch U.S. allies in the Middle East. Israel Radio reported Sunday that Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Ephraim Sneh met Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, Adel al-Jubeir, by chance in Washington recently. It said the men exchanged pleasantries, and quoted the Saudi ambassador as saying there were many problems to solve together.

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, second from right, is escorted by bodyguards as he arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday March 11, 2007. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, second from right, is escorted by bodyguards as he arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday March 11, 2007. Ronen Zvulun, Pool — AP Photos

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