"The former official said Ross's move to the NSC was in discussion before the Riyadh summit. "But the meeting may have been 'the final straw,' he said. "People at the NSC will obviously strenuously dispute that, but Dennis Ross is saying it to everybody. That's his narrative about the NSC and I have heard it from a number of people."" FP
"Former official?" Is there anyone out there who can't figure out who that is?
Very amusing… As I have said, the battle of the narratives is on. The neocon crowd with their love of propaganda and deception know that to dominate and win in the battle of the narratives is to win all.
So… Who set Obama up for a failure in the Saudi visit? Was it the proprietors of the "Saudi Arabia and the other Arabs agree with Israel about Iran crowd?" Or was it the "Let's be careful about this crowd?"
Is Dennis Ross the newly appointed and anointed "tsar" of US Middle East policy or is he positioned for the "high jump" based on a miserable performance in this and other distortions of US policy? We shall see… pl