Barack Obama invited press photographers into his meeting today with Palestinian Fatah Leader Mahmoud Abbas.
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) at the White House in Washington, June 9, 2010. Obama hosted Abbas at the White House on Wednesday seeking to ensure that fallout from Israel’s Gaza flotilla raid does not derail fragile U.S.-led peace efforts. (REUTERS)
But, just three months ago Obama would not allow photos of himself with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he visited the White House.
Tonight on Special Report Charles Krauthammer commented on the Fatah photo-op.
“Obama has shifted and reversed American sympathies in the Middle East.”