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  • The Palestinian Catch-22

    Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinians face a Catch-22. As the Sun's editorial, "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) points out, a unity government between Mr. Abbas' Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza is a necessary precondition to negotiate a two state solution. Unfortunately, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asserts that Mr. Abbas can have peace with Israel or unity with Hamas, but not both. The Catch-22 is that Israel used the split in territorial control between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas as an excuse to not negotiate. Now that this has resolved, the very resolution is a reason to not negotiate.
  • Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work

    Bin Laden realized the truth: Terrorism doesn't work
    Five weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden publicly commanded his foot-soldiers to ramp up the violence against American civilians. But five weeks before his death, he privately instructed his lieutenants to refrain from killing any civilians....

    Basic needs give Hamas reason to call its enemy

    QALQILIYA, West Bank - Hashem al Masri, the newly elected deputy mayor of this Palestinian city of 45,000 people, is a member of Hamas, the radical Islamic group dedicated to the destruction of Israel and the establishment of an Islamic theocracy in its...

    A Leap of Faith

    KOCHAV YAAKOV, West Bank - The white van rolled past cement barricades, past a barbed-wire fence and an armed guard at the entry gate, past rows of cream-colored houses with red-tile roofs before pulling to a stop. Glenn and Gilla Jasper, a young Orthodox...

    John Murphy on Israel's withdrawal from Gaza

    Second of two parts Robin Wood, Baltimore: Why do the 400 Israeli families in Kfar Darom believe their claims on land and desires for a particular way of life have more legitimacy than the needs and desires of the 1,000,000 Palestinian families living...