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Vol. 8 No. 3 , 2001
Post-Oslo: Impasse and Options
Editorial
It is in the nature of a quarterly that while it is impossible to analyze crucial developments immediately it is equally out of the question to ignore them completely. Thus we feel the need to address, if only in brief, the impact of recent events as they affect our lives and the geo-politics of the region today.
On September 11, 2001 a group of extremist commandos, apparently affiliated with Ossama Bin Laden, hijacked four civilian American planes and used them to destroy the Twin Towers in New York and part of the Pentagon in Washington, killing thousands of innocent people in the process. This heinous attack induced President Bush to proclaim all-out war against terrorism, starting with the massive bombing of Taliban forces in Afghanistan, with the aim of flushing out, and eventually capturing or killing, Bin Laden and his followers.
Meanwhile, the hardening of the armed confrontation between Israelis and Palestinians is making a mockery of successive cease-fire proclamatio
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Table of Contents
    Editorial
  1. Ariel Sharon is Courting Disaster ( )

    By Victor Cygielman Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  2. Harassment ( )

    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  3. Focus
  4. The Infernal Scapegoat ( )
    Israeli society tends to self-delusion rather than self-criticism in its approach to what happened at Camp David.
    By Tony Klug Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  5. Events in the Eye of the Camera ( )

    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  6. Interview
  7. A Palestinian State is a Historical Necessity ( )
    Not the Oslo accords but their violation by the Israelis and the mentality of occupation led to a crisis.
    By Ahmad Qurei‘ Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  8. Roundtable
  9. Taking Stock: Looking at the Past, Searching for the Future ( )
    A Palestine-Israel Journal discussion with Yossi Beilin, Khalil Shikaki, Ziad Abu-Zayyad, Reuven Merhav, Danny Rubinstein and Nasser A. Jawad.
    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  10. Viewpoint
  11. Oslo Reconsidered ( )
    The peace process urgently needs a revised mechanism.
    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  12. The "Jerusalemite" Question ( )
    Why are there so few Jerusalemites in Jerusalem? How do the city‘s current hegemonic policies compare to those of other cities in the world?
    By Michael Safier Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  13. The Dilemmas of Peace Education in Intractable Conflicts ( )
    It is necessary to view the other‘s collective narrative as legitimate.
    By Gavriel Salomon and Baruch Nevo Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  14. Review Essay
  15. Israel as a Nuclear-Weapon State ( )
    Israel and the Bomb by Avner Cohen, reviewed by Hillel Schenker. A call for transparency in Israel‘s nuclear option in a book which is said to necessitate the rewriting of Israel‘s history.
    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  16. Economics
  17. Targeting the Poor in the West Bank and Gaza ( )
    According to the World Bank, an estimated 64% of the population in the Palestinian territories is living under the poverty line.
    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  18. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  19. A Longing for the Good Land ( )

    By Mahmoud al-Rimawi Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  20. Mahmoud, My Friend ( )

    By Avital Talmor Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  21. From I Saw Ramallah ( )

    By Mourid Barghouthi Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  22. Documents
  23. The Clinton Minutes ( )
    December 2000
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  24. On Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B‘Tselem) ( )
    June 2001
    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  25. Joint Israeli-Palestinian Declaration ( )
    July 2001
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  26. Letter by 62 Israeli High School Students ( )
    August 2001
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  27. One Year of the al-Aqsa Intifada ( )
    Reports by LAW and B‘Tselern, September 2001
    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001
  28. Chronology of Events
  29. April 1, 2001 - July 1, 2001 ( )
    Prepared by Najat Hirbawi
    Vol. 8 No. 3 2001


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