Obama hasn't even taken office yet and he is sending annihilationist sympathizers and enablers to Syria and Egypt. I kid you not. Do not expect big (but getting smaller) media to report this. As Chris Matthews (of the sexual tittering leg said), My Job Is To Help Make Obama’s Presidency a Success. Malley to Syria must be part of the media's new mantra and central theme - 'undoing what Bush did'.
Moshe runs from one Jewish household to the next. "Jews, listen to me! It's all I ask of you. No money. No pity. Just listen to me!"
Back in May, Barry Rubin predicted that Obama would choose Robert Malley, a former State Department official who criticized Israel for its role in the failure of the Camp David peace talks in 2000, to be director of policy planning, if elected. And Rubin said it was no accident that Obama's recent reference to the Israel-Palestinian conflict as "a constant sore" was the same phrase Rashid Khalidi, a professor of Arab studies at Columbia University, has used in an article in The Nation.
The message was that the Obama administration would take into greater account Egyptian and Syrian interests," an aide to Mr. Malley said.
Obama, according to the aide, plans to initiate a diplomatic initiative towards Syria, reversing the policy of President Bush, who regards Syria as a leading supporter of insurgency in Iraq.
OBAMA SENDS HAMAS SUPPORTER, ROBERT MALLEY, TO EGYPT AND SYRIA Middle East Newswire
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Presidential-elect Barack Obama has promised to improve U.S. relations with Egypt and Syria. Aides said Obama had sent senior foreign policy adviser Robert Malley to Egypt and Syria over the last few weeks to outline the Democratic candidate's policy on the Middle East. The aides said Malley, who served in the administration of President Bill Clinton, relayed a pledge from Obama that the United States would seek to enhance relations with Cairo as well as reconcile with Damascus. "The tenor of the messages was that the Obama administration would take into greater account Egyptian and Syrian interests," an aide said.
Back in May, Blogs Exposed Obama's Hamas Adviser: Robert Malley
Was Malley fired - did he resign? What's the difference. The Jew hater is removed from the public eye. Maybe Hamas has an opening ....
Robert Malley told The Times he had regularly been in contact with Hamas, which controls Gaza but is listed by the US State Department as a terrorist organisation. Such talks, he stressed, were related to his work for [International Crisis Group,] a conflict resolution think tank and had no connection with his position on Mr Obama's Middle East advisory council.
Previously at Atlas:
Atlas Shrugs: Obama's Foreign Policy Advisers February 22,2008
UPDATE: "F-16s for Egypt" hat tip Laura
Aides to Malley also said that Obama told Mubarak that the United States would maintain military and civilian aid and sell advanced F-16 aircraft to Cairo. Egypt has not ordered F-16s in nearly a decade."