Regions / Middle East & North Africa

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.
Does this reawakening of Israel's peace camp (Peace Now's was the second such protest in a week) mean that the Israeli consensus behind Ariel Sharon is cracking?
Since it began 15 months ago, the Palestinian Intifada has had little to show for itself politically, despite the remarkable fortitude of a militarily occupied, unarmed, poorly led, and still dispossessed people that has defied the pitiless ravages of Isr

2002: The Year of 2’s

The Palestinian collective memory is blistered by the fact that Palestine was violated, with the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948.