Category Archives: Palestinians

Is a new Palestinian intifada on the way?

by Claude Salhani The UN Security Council convened in an emergency session to address the violence that flared up once again in the Holy Land as Israelis and Palestinians exchanged bullets, tear gas and knife stabbings and hurled rocks and … Continue reading

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Palestine — the forgotten cause

By Claude Salhani — With the brouhaha over its attempts to decree a travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Trump administration has much on its hands as it tries to imple­ment unpopular decisions. However, it might be … Continue reading

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The Gaza Quandary

NOTE: This is a repeat posting. The original was first published in The Washington Times on 11/26/08)   By Claude Salhani The Gaza Strip has always been a difficult place to govern. According to the Bible, when Moses came out … Continue reading

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Can Arafat torpedo the peace process?

At first glance, it would appear President George W. Bush and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon got their way and were successful in marginalizing Yasser Arafat, president of the Palestinian Authority, and a long-time icon of Palestinian resistance to Israeli … Continue reading

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Commentary: The other Sept. remembrance

Opinion/Editorial Claude Salhani United Press International 12 September 2002 WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) — Next week — from Monday through Wednesday — will mark the anniversary of yet other dark days in September. This horrific event occurred 20 years ago … Continue reading

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