Kondracke, Morton M.
March 1989
New Republic;3/27/89, Vol. 200 Issue 13, p10
Focuses on the concern of the U.S. government under President George Bush regarding the peace process between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization. Development of an alternative Palestinian leadership in the West Bank and Gaza; Rejection of the Palestinian goal of an independent state; Suggestion for Israel to offer the Palestinians sovereignty over the occupied territories as a final step in confidence-building process; Views of high-ranking administration officials that a new environment does exist for peacemaking; Palestinian representation issue as a key obstacle to progress; Suggestion that the Bush administration should help the Palestinians get a home- and self-rule state.


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