Sam Bahour

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Palestine Greater Than Arafat

The Palestinian struggle for freedom and independence is larger than the late President Yasser Arafat.

Elections without Democracy

Except for the lack of congressional resistance, the situation in the Israeli-occupied territories mirrors that of apartheid South Africa. Palestinians are being forced, either by choice or fate, to agree to "acceptable" candidates for elections to offices that will have only as much power as the Israeli government, underwritten by the Bush administration, grants.

Roadmap To Nowhere

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

President Bush the Martyr

Last night's long-awaited speech by President Bush was to set the pace for the Palestinians and Israelis to step back from the vicious and bloody cycle of violence that has gripped them for nearly two years.

USAID Boycott Off Target

Palestine has scarce resources to face the enormous challenges in a struggle that has now continued for over five decades.

A Way Out

Israel must choose today between peace on internationally recognized terms with the dispossessed indigenous people of their State, or face another half-century of isolation with the backdrop of a rapidly encroaching demographics dilemma.

Economic Development Under Fire

To understand the resilience of the Palestinian community is to take a more detailed--albeit less dramatic--look at what is happening on the ground behind the bleak daily headlines.