February 24, 2013

Negotiating with Stones and Bullets

Haaretz, Haaretz

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It would be a mistake to attribute the violence in the territories solely to an anniversary or to a hunger strike that has already garnered international attention.

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TAGGED: West Bank, Middle East, Israel, Palestine


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Much Ado About Israeli & Palestinian Textbooks
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Israeli Settlements Cast Cloud Over Obama Visit
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Palestinians in America's Back Seat
James Zogby, The National
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