Tony Blair, cutting to the chase at Jalama opening

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    10th November, 2009

    As EU leaders try to work it out if they prefer a big hitter to a yes man as their president, what is the Big Hitter doing?

    What he always does – getting on with the job in hand.

    TBlair opening crossing at Jalama

    Quartet Middle East envoy Tony Blair (2nd L), Israeli Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Cooperation Silvan Shalom (C) and Palestinian Governor of the city of Jenin Qadura Mussa (2nd R) cut the ribbon during the opening ceremony of the Jalama vehicle crossing, between the northern West Bank and Israel on November 10, 2009. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas could resign, leading to a potential collapse of the Palestinian Authority, if US efforts to relaunch Middle East peace talks stay deadlocked, aides warn. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit: JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    GETTING A SLICE OF THE ACTION

    Amusing how they all want to get their hands on the means of implementing the action, isn’t it? Plus ca change …

    שום דבר לא משתנה בפוליטיקה

    لم يتغير شيء في السياسة

    גאָרנישט ענדערונגען אין פּאָליטיק

    rien ne change dans la vie politique

    ändert sich nichts in der Politik.

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    Quartet Middle East envoy Tony Blair (2nd L), Israeli Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Cooperation Silvan Shalom (C) and Palestinian Governor of the city of Jenin Qadura Mussa (2nd R) cut the ribbon during the opening ceremony of the Jalama vehicle crossing, between the northern West Bank and Israel on November 10, 2009. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas could resign, leading to a potential collapse of the Palestinian Authority, if US efforts to relaunch Middle East peace talks stay deadlocked, aides warn.


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