Can He Stop the Killing?

Rees, Matt; Hamad, Jamil
January 2005
Time International (South Pacific Edition);1/10/2005, Issue 1, p57
The article focuses on the elections in Palestine. Head of the Palestine Liberation Organization Mahmoud Abbas has pledged to curb violence and exact agreements from Israel to ease conditions in the occupied territories. For Palestinians the election on January 9, 2007 may represent the best chance in years to chart a new direction, away from PLO leader Yasser Arafat's legacy of conflict and misrule and toward a more prosperous, peaceful future.


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