The latest developments in Bolivia also could backfire on Morales.

"I understand the feeling of humiliation and powerlessness." Timmermans and a U.

S.official say she also said she understood the Israelis' fear of Palestinian violence.

"We are looking for a two-state solution, not a three-state solution," National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley said, adding that the parties are Israel and Abbas' Palestinian Authority, not Israel, West Bank and Hamas in Gaza.

If a Palestinian state is achieved, "the Palestinians in Gaza are going to have to make a choice," he said in a speech Wednesday evening at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H.Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington.

Before leaving Washington, Olmert briefed Israeli reporters and gave a different interpretation to the Annapolis summit, reports CBS News correspondent Howard Arenstein.

Olmert said that even if the two sides reach an agreement by the end of 2008, that doesn't mean Israel will have to implement it until it gets what it wants from the Palestinians.The whole project was about building houses, not the golf course.

"Councilor Alastair Ross, who led opposition to the plan at Aberdeenshire Council, said: "Very little of the money generated from the project would have remained in the area.There was a fast buck to be made.

"Trump supporters said the resort would benefit Scotland's economy, create 6,000 jobs and boost tourism.But environmentalists and some local residents continued to oppose it.

The area has more than 125 miles of unspoiled beaches, and residents have prospered, thanks to the North Sea oil boom in Aberdeen.