29 June 2009

Liars, Crooks and Murderers

Sheesh, the ink was hardly dry on my earlier post about Ehud Barak "claiming" to freeze settlements for a gracious "3 months" before his trip to Obama-land..Ok so I dont really use ink, per se, but you get the idea. Anyhow, looky here, just a few hours later:
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Defense Ministry said Monday it had approved construction of 50 new homes at a West Bank settlement as part of a plan for 1,450 housing units, an expansion that defies a U.S. call for a settlement freeze.

News of the planned building work emerged hours before Defense Minister Ehud Barak was due to travel to the United States for talks aimed at narrowing a rift with Washington over the settlement issue. more