March 11, 2008
Elders Against Zion
Carter, Annan to lead peace delegation to Middle East next month
By The Associated Press
A council of world leaders launched by former President Nelson Mandela is sending a three-person team to try to help ease tensions in the Middle East, the organization known as The Elders said Friday.
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former Irish President Mary Robinson will visit Israel, the Palestinian territories, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Saudi Arabia April 13-21.
The very suggestion that one could ease tensions in the Middle East by sending three people to the region who are widely viewed as unalterably hostile to Israel — including Carter and Robinson, two of the world's most prominent Israel-bashers — is simply beyond comprehension.
- Stephen Silver
Posted by LG at March 11, 2008 03:48 AM
It is understandable if you account for their blinding arrogance and malice. Now that Samantha Power has more time on her hands, perhaps the Elders should bring her along as their apprentice.
Posted by: Ben at March 11, 2008 11:39 AM
Why only the two. Carter is simply an anti-semite in the truesty sense of the world. Robinson is one as well. Kofi Annan has set back Israeli and Jewish rights a century.
Is Mandela finally senile?
Posted by: Dan Ruben at March 11, 2008 11:41 AM
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