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Israeli PM Offers Palestinians Sovereign State

Nov 28, 2006
Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has offered to recognize an "independent and viable Palestinian state with full sovereignty and defined borders" in exchange for a new Palestinian government, the recognition of Israel, a renewed commitment to the "road map" and the release of a captured Israeli soldier What, no free landings?.

Israel’s Barrier to Peace

Jul 26, 2006
Chris Hedges, the former Middle East bureau chief for The New York Times, argues that there can be no hope for peace in the Middle East as long as America continues to aid Israel in its dehumanizing practices.The former Middle East bureau chief for The New York Times and author of the bestseller "War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning" examines the way Israel's security wall has ripped a mortal gash in the lives of Palestinians residing in its shadow, and argues that there can be no hope for peace in the Middle East as long as America continues to aid Israel in its dehumanizing practices.
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