25 November 2007

Syria to be at Annapolis - but what for?

Is it another hasty last second decision of an on-line editor or some dark design based on inside knowledge - I shall never know, probably. But the picture that Breitbart on-line site stuck to this article is curious:

Syria's last-minute announcement about taking part in the proceedings is, apparently, motivated less by politics or the vague hope to get the Golan Heights back.

I suspect they have wrangled out a concession for a memorial teacups stand that will become now a permanent feature of all Middle Eastern peace negotiations. Here is the larger version of the picture, where you can see some of the offerings better (click to enlarge):

For obvious reasons the cups with Olmert, Barak and Livni are turned the other way. Or will be sold from under the counter...