This week, there were two historic political events in the Middle East. In one, Israeli voters chose a number of political parties for the next Knesset, with the ruling Kadima party earning the most votes. Kadima’s agenda, as articulated by acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, is to seek negotiations with a Palestinian leadership that rejects…
Arafat still runs the show from the top-down, and, no less importantly, from the bottom up.
The Palestinian street is rife with pro-Saddam and anti-American demonstrations.
Arafat keeps his grip on the reigns of power, and appoints a Holocaust-denier to handle daily affairs.
A double-suicide bombing sends the PA into damage control, with plenty of media support.
Searching for clues in two attacks against Israeli targets in Kenya, and a Palestinian shooting spree in Beit Shan.
Trying to sort out the maze of Palestinian military forces and Yasser Arafat's role in terror.
Six months after the fact, BBC is still referring to the
Israel tries to move the peace process forward by isolating the opposition to Palestinian reforms.
Arafat's Fatah rejects the Gaza-first deal. But most major media blatantly omit this fact.