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Richard Haass, who runs the Council on Foreign Relations and was previously President George W. Bush’s director of policy planning at the State Department, on the continued insistence by Bush and Condi that the current crisis between Israel and Lebanon provides an opportunity to work toward lasting peace in the region: An opportunity? Lord, spare me. I don’t laugh a lot. ...

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Richard Haass, who runs the Council on Foreign Relations and was previously President George W. Bush's director of policy planning at the State Department, on the continued insistence by Bush and Condi that the current crisis between Israel and Lebanon provides an opportunity to work toward lasting peace in the region:

An opportunity? Lord, spare me. I don't laugh a lot. That's the funniest thing I've heard in a long time. If this is an opportunity, what's Iraq? A once-in-a-lifetime chance?"

Richard Haass, who runs the Council on Foreign Relations and was previously President George W. Bush’s director of policy planning at the State Department, on the continued insistence by Bush and Condi that the current crisis between Israel and Lebanon provides an opportunity to work toward lasting peace in the region:

An opportunity? Lord, spare me. I don’t laugh a lot. That’s the funniest thing I’ve heard in a long time. If this is an opportunity, what’s Iraq? A once-in-a-lifetime chance?”

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