Archive: December 2009
I’m still not convinced Javier Solana is out of the EU picture. Apparently, I’m not the only one.
Israeli officials are reportedly pessimistic over striking a clause from the EU document, which calls for east Jerusalem to be the capital of a future Palestinian state.
“Israeli diplomatic officials privately heaved a sigh of relief Tuesday when the EU — after a week of intensive deliberations — adopted a statement on the Middle East that stopped short of recognizing east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state.”
The Western European Union isn’t only a 10-nation military alliance as foretold by Bible prophecy; it is “the most binding mutual defence treaty in the West.”
Who is heading up the Western European Union since Javier Solana’s term as secretary general ended?
EU foreign minister-elect Cathy Ashton must appoint someone to chair the EU’s Political and Security Committee. Will it be Javier Solana?
“There is scope for debate – and innumerable newspaper quizzes – about who was the most influential public figure of the year, or which the most significant event. But there can be little doubt which word won the prize for most important adjective.”
Many people don’t know that the Christmas story began way before the little town of Bethlehem was even on the map.
“The Solana plan was the first official proposal that went beyond the parameters created in Oslo and echoed in the road map and the Annapolis process.”
We, at FP, watched a number of stories in 2009. Here’s a quick rundown of the year.