I suspect that Dubya has misjudged the situation in the middle east. For sure his little speech last night will only serve to aggravate the extremists -
From the Lebanese Daily Star
George W. Bush committed the United States on Thursday to a more active involvement in Middle East trouble-shooting efforts, but a slight to Yasser Arafat and emphatic sympathy for Israel shook the credibility of the new peace-brokering bid even before it began.
And of course most Europeans are still suspicious of his intellectual capacity and downright suitability for the huge responsibility he holds - for a humorous angle check out this satirical flash from James Parsons