fix articles 94001, by aluf benn
American Jewry: Interests and Intents (w/ Help from Haaretz) (tags)
Captain May, the Internet intelligence writer, analyzes the taboo subject of Jewish ethnicity, and its impact upon our national policy. Is the term "anti-Semitism" about those who don't like the Jews -- or is it about those whom the Jews don't like?
The Hague: Israel Wall Violates International Law, Must Be Dismantled (tags)
13 out of 14 of the justices believed that in building the fence, Israel violated international humanitarian law, by infringing on Palestinians' freedom of movement, freedom to seek employment, education and health. Israel violated international treaties it had signed which deal with these topics, the ruling states.
PA to nix any U.S. pledges that endanger final status issues (tags)
U.S.: Israel does not need to retreat to 1949 borders
Colin Powell Negates Propaganda That Arafat Was Entirely To Blame For Camp David Failure (tags)
Secretary of State Colin Powell said in Switzerland on Sunday that Israel must offer Palestinians more than a "phony state diced into a thousand different pieces." What will surely be missed by the corporate U.S. media is that this statement flies directly in the face of the line towed by most U.S. and Israeli officials regarding the failed Camp David Accords.
THE PENAL COLONIES (tags)
The Gaza strip is a perfect realization of the Israeli vision of "separation". Surrounded with electric fences and army posts, completely sealed off the outside world, Gaza has become a huge prison. About one-third of its land was confiscated for the 7,000 Israeli settlers living there (and their defense array), while over a million Palestinians are crowded in the remaining areas of the prison. Now Israel is considering the imprisonment there of families of suicide bombers from the West Bank.
POWELL CONTRADICTS PERES : JENIN - MASSACRE OR MASSADA ? (tags)
Foreign Minister Shimon Peres Peres is very worried about the expected international reaction as soon as the world learns the details of the tough battle in the Jenin refugee camps, where more than 100 Palestinians have already been killed in fighting with IDF forces. In private, Peres is referring to the battle as a "massacre."