Monthly Archives: September 2006
--"We think Assad and the Syrian military were very impressed with Hezbollah's ability to fight from urban areas and our unwillingness to hit civilians," the source said. "We think the Syrians will adopt this model."--Israel Continues To Acquire Bombs
One year ago this week, on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, President George W. Bush exuded a clear, unequivocal appreciation of and commitment to Israel. On that same occasion, President Bush called for a democratic state of Palestine to be created alongside Israel, as a way to foster peace in the Middle East.
Buffett was a businessman who had never stepped foot in Israel, yet gave the Israeli economy an unexpected vote of confidence. The shrewd investor calculated the profitability and the potential of a leading Israeli enterprise, which led him to invest $4 billion to acquire 80 percent of the shares of the company.