Regions / Israel
That is a lesson the government of Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon might heed as it continues to occupy the West Bank and Gaza at a cost that threatens to destroy the Israeli economy, impoverishing both occupiers and occupied.
One thing to keep in mind about the current push for peace between Israelis and Palestinians is that Ariel Sharon is one of the most consistent political figures in the Middle East, and he keeps his word.
ccording to the Bush administration, settling Iraq was to be a prelude to settling the Palestinian-Israeli conflict via the Bush "road map."
ere has been a real fear in recent months that the right-wing government of Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon might take advantage of the international focus on the U.S. invasion of Iraq to increase its repression in the occupied Palestinian territories
Israeli voters will be facing perhaps the most crucial vote in their nation's history between the right-wing incumbent prime minister Ariel Sharon of the Likud Bloc and the more moderate Amram Mitznaa former general and mayor of Haifafrom the Labor Alig
In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.
As Israel jumps from one self-made crisis to the next, the State of Israel itself is in an alarming condition.
The U.S. is not doing us any favors--it is endangering us for its own aggressive interests as a financial and military superpower.
Sharon and Bush as war mongers
There are people of good will on both sides, people not blinded by the illusion that violence solves everything.