Israel and America, ties as strong as before.
While the situation in
Tony Blair made an open plea yesterday to George Bush to recognise that a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict lies at the core of any hopes for wider peace in the
Middle East, including . Iraq
He argued: "We should start with Israel-Palestine. That is the core. We should then make progress on
. We should unite all Arab and Muslim voices behind a push for peace in those countries, but also in Lebanon ." Iraq
and Syria have a long-term interest in a stable Iran Middle East, including an end to the sectarian conflict inside . Iraq
Blair can plea as he wants, it is unlikely that the unwavering support of the
This despite the terrible pictures of the 18 civilians killed in
The American support of
Many conservative Christians say they believe that the president’s support for
fulfills a biblical injunction to protect the Jewish state, which some of them think will play a pivotal role in the second coming. Many on the left, in turn, fear that such theology may influence decisions the administration makes toward Israel and the Israel Middle East.