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Vol. 2 No. 1 , 1995
Oslo
Editorial
Can Palestinian terrorism, waged mainly, but not only, by extremist Islamic organizations, be held responsible for the present deadlock in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations?
The increase in suicide attacks, leaving dozens of Israelis dead and wounded, has no doubt made the peace process more vulnerable to right¬wing criticism, even within the Labor party. But the Israeli-Palestinian talks were already bogged down before the recent wave of anti-Jewish terrorism.
The fact is that yitzhak Rabin got cold feet when faced with the necessi¬ty to withdraw Israeli forces from populated Palestinian centers prior to Palestinian self-rule elections, as specified by the Oslo Declaration of Principles (OOP).
Rabin's wavering is mainly due to his unwillingness to confront Jewish settlers who have threatened more than once to oppose by force any attempt by Palestinian police to assume responsibility for security in the territories evacuated by Israel's armed forces. Not only does Rab
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Table of Contents
    Editorial
  1. No, Oslo Is Not Dead ( )

    By Victor Cygielman Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  2. Letters to the Editors
  3. Letters to the Editors ( )

    Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  4. Focus
  5. Towards a New Chapter in the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations? ( )
    The essence of Oslo IS the pursuit of, and the need to reach, peace.
    By Ron Pundak Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  6. The Inadequacy of an Interim Agreement ( )
    A final setflement has more chance of success than an interim agreement.
    By Ghassan Khatib Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  7. Why Oslo Must Not Fail ( )
    What are the options for easing tension and isolating extremists on both sides?
    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  8. Is Oslo Dead? ( )
    Rabin’s "no dates are sacred" set the stage for Israeli violations of the agreement.
    By Uri Avnery Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  9. What is the Alternative to Oslo? ( )
    The future of the peace process lies in the hands of the Israeli government.
    By Ali Jarbawi Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  10. The Co-Sponsors and the Middle East Peace Process ( )
    The U.s. should rethink the function of, and approach to, co-sponsorship.
    By Bishara Bahbah Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  11. Are the Settlements an Obstacle to Peace? ( )
    Five categories of Jewish settlement in the territories conquered in 1967.
    By Danny Rubenstein Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  12. The Rabin That Failed ( )
    As Rabin’s authority fades, hopes for a new Middle East dwindle too.
    By Boas Evron Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  13. Israeli Public Opinion Polls on the Peace Process ( )
    Israeli support tor the peace process depends on Arafat’s ability to "deliver ilie goods."
    By Dan Leon Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  14. Palestinian Public Opinion Polls on the Peace Process ( )
    Palestinians want negotiations halted if settlement activity continues.
    By Leila Dabdoub Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  15. The Road to Peace Starts in Jerusalem: the Condominium Solution ( )
    An undivided Jerusalem as a joint capital in a two-state solution.
    By John V. Whitbeck Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  16. Viewpoint
  17. My Brother Is My Enemy ( )
    Can the temporal be separated from the spiritual?
    By Jean Daniel Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  18. Peace Intermediate Stress Syndrome: the Israeli Experience ( )
    Stressful reactions, on both sides, followed the historic handshake: an analysis.
    By Dan Bar-On Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  19. The Environment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip: Status and Prospects ( )
    The neglect of the environment in the OPT and the task of the Palestinian National Authority.
    By Adnan Shqueir Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  20. Economics
  21. The Implementation of the Palestinian-Israeli Economic Agreements: a Palestinian Perspective ( )
    All have a vested interest in ameliorating the rapidly deteriorating conditions in the OPT.
    By Hisham Awartani Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  22. Journal Jottings
  23. Daoud Kuttab and Daniel Gavron ( )

    Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  24. Book Review
  25. The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1947-51, by ILan Pappe London: I. B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 1992, 324 pp. ( )
    Reviewed by Henry Rosenfeld
    Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  26. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  27. Postcard from the Peace Process ( )
    Some thoughts on a Palestinian-Israeli coproduction of Romeo and Juliet
    By Freddy Rokem Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  28. Tsahal (The Israeli Defense Forces). Directed by Claude Lanzmann ( )
    Reviewed by Amnon Kapeliouk
    Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  29. The Shelter ( )
    Yossef Sharon
    By Yasser Abed-Rabbo Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  30. Never Mind ( )
    Taha Muhammad Ali
    Vol. 2 No. 1 1995
  31. Chronology of Events
  32. October I, 1994, to January I, 1995 ( )
    Edited by Anat Cygielman
    Vol. 2 No. 1 1995


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