Fears of a Second Front

The Lebanese-Israeli Border

by Nicholas Blanford | published April 23, 2002

The "Do More" Chorus in Washington

by Charles D. Smith | published April 15, 2002

Secretary of State Colin Powell arrived in Israel April 11 calling on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to immediately withdraw Israeli troops from the West Bank. As of April 15, Sharon remains defiant, insisting that his troops must stay until full victory has been achieved. In Washington, Press Secretary Ari Fleischer remarked that Palestinian Authority (PA) head Yasser Arafat had to make greater efforts to stop Palestinian terrorism.

Toward Submission or War in Palestine?

by Adam Hanieh | published January 26, 2002

For the last few days one topic has dominated conversation in the West Bank town of Ramallah: will tonight be the night? A general consensus holds that it is only a matter of time before Israeli tanks and troops take over the city completely, imposing a curfew that confines residents to their homes, conducting house-to-house searches, arresting and assassinating activists and destroying offices of political factions, non-governmental organizations and the Palestinian Authority (PA).

The Mitchell Report

Oslo's Last Gasp?

by Mouin Rabbani | published June 1, 2001

Violence and its Rhetoric

Sharon and the US

by Rebecca L. Stein | published March 28, 2001

Sharon's National Unity Government

Shoring Up the "Iron Wall"

by Jeff Halper | published March 13, 2001