A senior Israeli official wrote off the rapprochement letter sent by Iran’s leader to President Bush. “Is he suddenly in love with President Bush? He merely wants to soften the diplomatic blow,” Amos Gilad, chief strategist for Israel’s Defense Ministry, said Tuesday at a military conference in Herzliya, referring to the 18-page treatise sent by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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