Onder druk van de (Pro-Groot) Israel lobby zal Bush de Israelische regering nooit dwingen tot noodzakelijke stappenredesproces.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday that he failed to achieve any progress in Middle East peace talks with U.S. President George W. Bush and he is returning home from Washington with little to show for his visit.
In an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, the Palestinian leader sounded pessimistic about the prospects of achieving any deal with Israel this year, despite a big U.S. push that began five months ago at a Middle East peace summit in Annapolis, Maryland.
"Frankly, so far nothing has been achieved. But we are still conducting direct work to have a solution," Abbas said.
On Thursday, Abbas asked Bush to tighten American monitoring over Israeli settlement expansion in the West Bank…