This is what we need more of, and it is encouraging.
Public American diplomacy in the Middle East: high level (Condoleeza Rice) and public. The Isreali-Palestinian conflict lies at the heart of much of the problem in the Middle East. Anything that will help solve that problem will help reduce terrorism.
It appears that Rice also wants to try to sell Bushes' plan for Iraq. I hope she listens well.
A good car salesman listens to his customer.