Palestinian Arab Refugees as “Peripheral” to the Peace Process

A commonly held assumption is that the entire matter of Palestinian Arab refugees is "peripheral" to the progress of the peace process. This view is shared on all sides of the Israeli political spectrum...

Myth of a Demilitarized Palestinian State

It is a commonly held assumption that a demilitarized Palestinian Arab state would emerge from the current entity known as the Palestine Authority, which would serve the "security interests of the state of Israel",...

Arafat’s Gaza … on CBS TV

Washington - 18 December: Just a few weeks ago when Madeleine Albright made her first swing through the Middle East, CBS News' veteran correspondent Bob Simon broadcast an unusually candid report from Gaza. Network...

Peace Now on PA Material and Hebron

IMRA interviewed Mossy Raz, political secretary of Peace Now, in Hebrew, on December 19. IMRA: This week the Prime Minister's Office released a collection of anti-Semitic material which has come out of the Palestinian Authority...

Brig. Gen. (res.) Aharon Levran

IMRA interviewed former senior intelligence officer Brig. Gen. (res.) Aharon Levran, in Hebrew, on December 14th. IMRA: The IDF's "security map" is now public and it shows a security area of three kilometers depth as...

The Gaza Human Rights Conference

On the 13 of December, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights released a press reporting on the International Conference on human rights and final status issues. The conference was held at the Rashad Shawa...

Indyk 13th December Remarks Following Meeting With Arafat

GAZA: U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East Martin Indyk, on an introductory tour of various Mideast capitals, said President Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright remain committed to moving the...

The Peace Query that was Lacking …

We regret to inform our readers that our Peace Research Query that was published in the 8th December, 1997 issue of Israel Resource Review did not make mention of the fact that Arafat had...

The Anatomy of Paternalism

In retrospect, the Palestinian Arab rebellion against Israel, also known as the Intifada, has gained wide respectability within Israel itself. At the tenth anniversary of the Intifada, an increasing number of Israelis have developed a...

The Other Side of Pollard: Damage, Duplicity – and Justice

Even in the icy world of international espionage, it is still somewhat startling that "equal justice under law" is little more than a palsied proverb. Consider these three cases of law and perfidy: From November 1992...