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Originally posted by Heratix
Its time for ALL hostilities in the region to cease...a big call i know and probably aint gonna happen...but violence besets violence..IMO
President Bush and Tony Blair have a difference of opinion about a multilateral force for southern Lebanon.
Mr Bush has yet to sign up to Tony Blair's call to deploy an international security and monitoring presence along the border of Lebanon and Israel.
John Bolton, the US ambassador to the United Nations, told the UN Security Council that the United States is "studying" the deployment of such a force.
Ms Rice said that US ground forces were not likely to be part of any expanded international peace force.
She added that any international force would need to be "robust."
Source: Multilateral force discussed
The Bush Administration is betting that given a few more days, Israel's military campaign can pummel Hizballah into accepting a deal that amounts to surrender