Abbas, a lame duck if he was ever not lame, cancels European taqiyya spin trip and returns to rant about the raid on the jail. Let me guess, "It's America's fault." Too bad he doesn't get a chance to give that speech to the Eurodhimmi Parliament, or work the jizyah network. Just too bad.
Abbas rushes home after jail raid
Mr Abbas' visit included a trip to France, Austria and Belgium
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has cut short a trip to Europe after a raid by the Israeli army on a prison in Jericho that sparked violent protests.
The Israelis seized a number of inmates, including a man prisoner blamed for killing an Israeli minister.
Mr Abbas condemned the raid - as well as the international monitors who had been guarding the jail but had pulled out because of security concerns.
He was on the first day of a trip aimed at securing aid for the Palestinians.
"I have interrupted my visit to return to my country," Mr Abbas told journalists in Strasbourg, France.
The BBC's Alix Kroeger in Strasbourg said the trip - which was to include a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday - was an important one. ....
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Posted by John Sobieski at 3/15/2006 12:36:00 AM