Regions / Palestinian Territories
Conflict resolution will not occur until political and factional leaders re-absorb the lesson that each persons humanity, while unique, is of equal value.
The Bush administration has used this climate to challenge the independence of all U.S. aid organizations.
War and walls have demonstrably failed to make good neighbors in the Middle East. That leaves peace the "road less traveled."
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.
The new U.S. "road map" for peace in the Middle East presented by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William J. Burns is no more than a placebo for consumption by both Palestinians and the world community
There are people of good will on both sides, people not blinded by the illusion that violence solves everything.
Palestine has scarce resources to face the enormous challenges in a struggle that has now continued for over five decades.
The Palestinians are doing what any American citizen would do: we are fighting for our rights.
Not only has Sharon's war on Arafat unified the Arab world in ways not seen in decades, it has also had the effect of undermining the legal basis for the continuing sanctions and U.S. bombing of Iraqi targets.
The security of Israelis and Palestinians is intertwined