Saturday, 5 January 2008

Bush to Beirut?

The world's leading neo-con rag, The Wall Street Journal, thinks Bush is heading for a The "freedom trip" to Lebanon.

According to the paper:

"President Bush takes off Tuesday on a much-anticipated trip to Israel, the Persian Gulf states and Egypt.

"Or is it Lebanon and Iraq?

"With some details of his mission still conspicuously under wraps, speculation is growing in Washington that Mr. Bush's itinerary might include one or more unscheduled stops along the way.

"The official nine-day itinerary begins in Israel on Wednesday and continues with the Palestinian stronghold of Ramallah in the West Bank; Kuwait; Bahrain; the United Arab Emirates, including Dubai and Abu Dhabi; Saudi Arabia, and Egypt. It is Mr. Bush's first trip as president to Israel or Saudi ..."

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