Medvedev in Damascus

Russian President Medvedev paid a call on Syrian President Assad in Damascus -- a chummy get-together that ended with Moscow's full endorsement of the most rejectionist Arab agenda against Israel, plus a direct Kremlin challenge to Obama's Mideast diplomacy.In a joint communiqué with Assad, Medvedev put forward his own Mideast blueprintput, including:--Putting the entire blame for Mideast tensions on Israel.--Demanding a complete Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines, which would leave the entire Old City of Jerusalem, including Judaism's holiest shrines (the Western Wall and Temple Mount), plus Hebron and the Tomb of the Patriarchs (Judaism's second holiest site), plus the Mount of Olives (the oldest Jewish cemetery in the world) under Palestinian rule.-- Demanding that Israel join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as a non-nusclear state, which would deprive Israel of its ultimate deterrent against Iranian genocidal threats.-- Endorsing...(Read Full Post)