Vol. 11 No. 2 , 2004
The International Community and the Conflict
After four years of the Aqsa Intifada, which began in September 2000, one can say that things have never been worse than they are today. The infrastructure of the Palestinian Authority has been totally destroyed, the absence of the rule of law is prevalent throughout the Occupied Palestinian Territories, the sufferings of the Palestinian civilians are beyond any imagination and the expansion of the Jewish colonies (settlements) in the OPT during this period has doubled - an intentional intensive effort to undermine any possibility of embarking on a negotiation track to seek a political settlement to the conflict based upon the Two-State Solution, as agreed in the Oslo Declaration of Principles.
The Israeli army has reoccupied the West Bank and parts of the Gaza Strip. Israeli military operations killing several Palestinians every day and destroying dozens of houses every month are becoming a daily routine. All of this is accompanied by a continuous Israeli construction of the so-c
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Table of Contents
  1. The Role of the International Community ( )

    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  2. Focus
  3. Leadership Can Make a Difference Between Hope and Despair ( )
    The UN secretary general calls for implementation of disengagement and the Road Map.
    By Kofi Annan Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  4. The Geneva Initiative: A Promising Foundation for Peace ( )
    The former president calls for a strong American influence in the region.
    By Jimmy Carter Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  5. International Torpor Can Only Prolong Conflict ( )
    The international community should enforce international law.
    By Nabeel Kassis Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  6. The European Union and the Middle East – Mutual Indispensability ( )
    Israel's future lies in a special relationship with the European Union.
    By Avi Primor Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  7. The Role of NGOs: Scream If You Want to be Heard ( )
    The Durban Conference marked a turning point in the human rights struggle.
    By Sari Hanafi Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  8. All Aboard: The International Community and the Track to Peace ( )
    A review of previous stations and a look towards the future.
    By Ron Pundak Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  9. U.S. Intervention in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Intervention in US Middle East Policy? ( )
    Israel is essentially at the helm today, steering U.S. Middle East policy.
    By Anwar Al-Darkazally Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  10. Only America, And Only Through Diplomacy: Israeli Jewish Attitudes to International Involvement in the Quest for a Solution to the Conflict ( )
    The only international factor that Israeli Jews want is the U.S
    By Tamar Hermann Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  11. Imagine No Excuses ( )
    A UN authorized interim third-party protectorate is the way
    By Tony Klug Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  12. Absolute Identification ( )
    PIJ co-managing editor Omar Karmi talks with Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council Dr. Hanan Ashrawi on recent developments in the area and the role of the international community.
    By Hanan Ashrawi Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  13. Roundtable
  14. The International Community and the Conflict ( )
    A PIJ roundtable with EU Ambassador Giancarlo Chevallard. British Consul General John Jenkins. Palestinian Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh and Deputy Knesset Speaker MK Eti Livni. moderated by Prof Galia Golan and Prof Munther Dajani.
    Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  15. Viewpoint
  16. Women and Conflict Resolution ( )
    Women can make a unique contribution to peace
    By Galia Golan Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  17. The Bush Administration and its Policy on Palestine: Opportunities Scorned ( )
    The Palestinians have missed opportunities to engage the Bush administration
    By Candace Karp Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  18. Special Report
  19. Under the Rainbow ( )
    A journalist’s eyewitness report from Rafah
    By Omar Karmi Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  20. Economics
  21. World Bank Report ( )

    Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  22. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  23. Leave Gaza In Peace- Poems ( )

    By Ada Aharoni Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  24. Mural- Excerpt from a Poem ( )

    By Mahmoud Darwish Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  25. Documents
  26. British Diplomats Letter to Blair ( )

    Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  27. U.S. Diplomats Letter to Bush ( )

    Vol. 11 No. 2 2004
  28. Chronology of Events
  29. January 1, 2004 to April 1, 2004 ( )
    Edited by Najat Hirbawi
    Vol. 11 No. 2 2004