Vol. 11 No. 1 , 2004
A Quest for Peace and Security
The nature of relations between Israelis and Palestinians is an important factor in determining the security situation in the Middle East, and even influences the security of the international community. The Israeli side, which holds most of the aces when it comes to determining the nature of these relations, has three different views of how to shape these relations and determine the security of the region.
The view of Israel's extreme right is that Israel should hold on to the Gaza Strip and West Bank territories, not just to ensure Israel's security, but for historical, national and religious reasons. According to this view, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will continue for generations, but its impact can be reduced by Israel's use of force - the extreme right wants to continue settlement activity, avoid any negotiations to end the conflict peacefully and carry out large-scale military activities as part of a continuous existential war against the Palestinians.
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Table of Contents
    Culture, Literature and the Arts
  1. "Enough for me to die on her earth" ( )
    An obituary of the late Palestinian poet Fadwa Tugan
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  2. Economics
  3. A Nightmare Peace: Destroying the Basis of a Palestinian State ( )
    Analysing the economic cost of the security barrier and the damage to infrastructure for the Occupied Territories.
    By Sara Roy Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  4. Special Report
  5. Toward an Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian Trilateral Security Regime ( )
    Conversation with Hillel Schenker of the PIJ
    By Yossi Alpher Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  6. Documents
  7. Extracts of the TriSer Working Group Report ( )

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  8. Chronology of Events
  9. October 1, 2003, to January 1, 2004 ( )
    Edited by Najat Hirbawi
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  10. Interview
  11. It’s Not in Our Hands ( )
    An interview with Yuval Steinitz. Knesset Member and head of the Foreign A.ffairs Committee
    By Yuval Steinitz Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  12. Editorial
  13. Dangerous Intentions ( )

    By Daniel Bar-Tal Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  14. Focus
  15. Understanding the Shebaa Farms Dispute: Roots of he Anomaly and Prospects for Resolution ( )
    While the argument over which country the Shebaa farms belongs to may seem trivial, it has the potential to fan the flames of larger disputes in the region.
    By Asher Kaufman Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  16. A Regional Security Regime in the Middle East ( )
    The need for a combination tacit and formal Middle Eastern security regime in the post-Iraq War era.
    By Yair Evron Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  17. The New ‘New World Order’: Regional Security after Iraq ( )
    the situation in the Middle East crystalizes, the changes being affected are profound.
    By Ahmed Abdel-Halim Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  18. Regional Security: An Israeli Perspective ( )
    An analys of the quest for regional security, from an Israeli perspective.
    By Shmuel Bar Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  19. The Centrality of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict for Middle East Peace ( )
    During the second Intifada and Sharon‘s rule, extremist ideas have prevailed.
    By Mamdouh Nofal Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  20. Two Threats to Regional Stability: Water and Refugees ( )
    To guarantee our regional security, the focus should be on working to turn areas of confrontation into possibilities for regional cooperation.
    By Mohammad Shiyyab Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  21. Viewpoint
  22. Working with the Barrier ( )
    Case studies of the impact of the security barrier on Jayyous village
    By Maurice Hopper Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  23. The Geneva Accord and the Palestinian Response ( )
    Palestinians have been largely negative in their response to the content of the Geneva Accord.
    By Khalil Shikaki Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  24. Bridging the Unbridgeable: The Holocaust And Al-Nakba ( )
    Israelis and Palestinians have to move beyond the catch of victimhood and learn to understand each other‘s pain. as a step toward peace.
    By Dan Bar-On and Saliba Sarsar Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  25. The Psychological Impact of the Second Intifada on Israeli Society ( )
    Israeli society uses stereotyped views of the Palestinians to avoid facing the reality of their actions.
    By Ruchama Marton Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  26. Assimilation and the Bi-National Confederation ( )
    Historic analogies in the region can serve as a basis for a future bi-national confederation.
    By David Warmflash Vol. 11 No. 1 2004
  27. Eye of the Camera
  28. Fence or Wall ( )

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