The price of intransigence

Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
December 2003
U.S. News & World Report;12/15/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 21, p72
Discusses the outlook for peace in the Middle East. View that the original accord negotiations in Oslow were a sham; View that Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian Authority promote violence against Jews; Idea that his influence has not diminished despite American and Israeli efforts; View that Israelis want a negotiating partner that will honor its commitments; Opinion that it is in the best interest of Palestinians to stop the terrorism; Difficulties with the Geneva Accord; Discussion of why a defensive physical barrier is needed between Israel and the West Bank; What the fence represents to the Palestinians.


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