Important news about Gaza: US makes agreement with Israel

This is an important event and maneuver. A Green Party person suggested it was a way for Bush to tie Obama’s hands on Israel/Palestine policy. (Though, I think Obama and Bush have similar desires in that region.)

Here is a quick story. Pulled it from media in India, in hopes it would have less spin. Probably should be studied on sites like Alternet or Common Dreams, when they have time to process this all out…

(excerpt) NDTV/Press Trust of India
US, Israel sign deal to boost Gaza truce effort

Saturday, January 17, 2009, (Washington)

The United States and Israel on Friday signed an agreement intended to assure that Hamas militants will not be able to rearm if the Jewish state agrees to a Gaza cease-fire.

In front of an array of reporters and camera crews, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni signed the “memorandum of understanding” at the State Department…

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