Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774
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Naomi Chazan
Israel's campaign to bar Hamas from competing in the forthcoming Palestinian elections is failing in the international arena in general and in Washington in particular. It is also fundamentally misconceived and potentially self-defeating. Instead of meddling in domestic Palestinian politics and possibly dangerously skewing the results, Israel has a vested interest in assuring a free and inclusive plebiscite. This means...
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Strategy on Palestinians a mockery of president's stands on democracy and terror
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In any descent into folly, there is a tipping point. Before that happens, there's a chance to reverse course and avert disaster. But after the crucial moment arrives, failure is inevitable, and the only question is just how badly things will actually turn out. No, I'm not talking about the Bush administration's Iraq policy, its hurricane recovery efforts or the...
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Historian Benny Morris writes in The New Republic ( www.tnr.com ) on Oct. 20 that an official Palestinian atlas is a compendium of lies: "Atlases are never as neutral as they seem. Buried deep in this giant handsome [Atlas of Palestine 1948: Reconstructing Palestine by Salman Abu Sitta, Palestine Land Society] is a statement of purpose: 'Firstly, the obliteration of...
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These days, New York magazine seems to morph into a new publication with every third or fourth issue. The editors, who pride themselves on keeping ahead of the curve in terms of trends would probably love hearing this observation; I, however, don't consider it praise. In fact, I find these periodic transformations baffling. I'd like to tell the people in...
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Douglas Bloomfield
To no one's surprise, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, visiting Washington last week, demanded that Israel freeze all settlement construction. George W. Bush was in full agreement. In a joint Rose Garden appearance following their hourlong Oval Office meeting, President Bush declared, "Israel must remove unauthorized outposts and stop settlement expansion," as called for in the peace plan. Yet he has...
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