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20/6/06

Mideast News: World Press Roundup 20/6/06

  

  

From: ATFP rdajani@atfp.net

Editor’s Picks:

In The American Conservative, Scott McConnell lists the barriers to Mideast peace after returning from a trip there (2.) An LA Times commentary by Henry Siegman looks at the ‘moral equivalency’ issue of Israeli and Palestinian deaths (5.) The Times (UK) reports on the latest concerning the Gaza beach explosion that killed a Palestinian family (8.) A Daily Star (Lebanon) editorial stresses the importance of a unified Palestinian liberation movement in achieving statehood (9.) A Haaretz (Israel) opinion by Danny Rubinstein analyzes how the route of the separation wall in Jerusalem is determined by political considerations (10.) Also in Haaretz, an opinion by Gideon Levy explores how Israeli territorial ambition has eroded morality (11.)

R. Dajani.

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1. A PROBLEM THAT CAN’T BE IGNORED
Editorial
New York Times
June 17, 2006
www.nytimes.com/2006/06/17/opinion/17sat1.html

2. DIVIDED AND CONQUERED
By Scott McConnell
The American Conservative
July 3, 2006 Issue
amconmag.com/2006/2006_07_03/cover.html

3. THE POWER OF THE ISRAEL LOBBY
By Kathleen and Bill Christison
Counterpunch
June 16/18, 2006
www.counterpunch.org/christison06162006.html

4. HIGH STAKES IN HAMAS-FATAH FUED
By Ken Ellingwood
Los Angeles Times
June 17, 2006
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-palestinians17jun17,1,1012187.story

5. ISRAELIS KILLING PALESTINIANS, AND VICE VERSA
By Henry Siegman
Los Angeles Times, Commentary
June 18, 2006
www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-op-siegman18jun18,1,7394439.story

6. NON-PROFITS SEEM HINDERED BY HAMAS BAN
By Uriel Heilman
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
June 18, 2006
www.jta.org/page_view_story.asp?intarticleid=16729&intcategoryid=1

7. EU’S PALESTINIAN AID DEAL RECEIVES GUARDED WELCOME
By Eric Silver
Independent (UK)
June 19, 2006
news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/article1090384.ece

8. ISRAEL ADMITS SHELL REPORT FLAWS
By Stephen Farrell
Times (UK)
June 17, 2006
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,251-2230076,00.htm

9. PALESTINIANS CAN SEIZE THE DAY IF THEY LEARN TO WORK TOGETHER
Editorial
Daily Star (Lebanon)
June 19, 2006
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&article_id=73281&categ_id=17

10. ANNEXATION TRUMPS SECURITY
By Danny Rubinstein
Haaretz, Opinion (Israel)
June 19, 2006
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/728335.html

11. NO LONGER ASKING
By Gideon Levy
Haaretz, Opinion (Israel)
June 18, 2006
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/727935.html

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