want you to know that I am going to invest a lot of
time and a lot of creative thinking so that there
will finally be peace between Israel and the Palestinians,"
he told the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Aharonoth.
am convinced that, during this term, I will manage
to bring peace."
an interview with Time magazine, which named him its
"Person of the Year", Mr Bush was more cautious
about his chances in the Middle East, saying "we've
got a shot" for peace.
"Next year is very important, as it will bring
peace," said Mr Bush.