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28/7/06

Mideast News: World Press Roundup 28 July 2006

  

  

Mideast News: World Press Roundup 28 July 2006

Editor’s Picks:

The NY Times looks at the parallel mobilization of Arab and Muslim Americans on one hand and Jewish Americans on the other, in lobbying and responding to the current Mideast violence

In the Nation, Columbia professor Rashid Khalidi warns of an impending Mideast catastrophe for the Mideast and U.S.

A Washington Post opinion by former U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher calls on the U.S. to make an immediate Mideast ceasefire a top priority

In Counterpunch, former ABC News Chief Middle East Correspondent Charles Glass sees the end of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands as the only way out of repetitive Mideast conflict

The Financial Times (UK0 reports on Arab leaders’ warnings of mounting anger over Israel’s assault against Lebanon

The Times (UK) looks at how the current Mideast conflict has found its way onto the Internet

A Daily Star (Lebanon) opinion by the Council on Foreign Relations Middle East specialist Judith Kipper outlines a two-pronged U.S. diplomatic effort to address the Mideast violence

A Jordan Times (Jordan) opinion by Palestinian journalist Daoud Kuttab explains why he is internally conflicted over the current violence

In Haaretz, Washington correspondent Shmuel Rosner and Aluf Benn analyze Israeli support in the U.S. and Western Europe

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1. TIDE OF ARAB OPINION TURNS IN SUPPORT FOR HEZBOLLAH
By Neil MacFarquhar
New York Times
July 28, 2006
www.nytimes.com/2006/07/28/world/middleeast/28arabs.html?ref=middleeast

2. AS MIDEAST CHURNS, U.S. JEWS AND ARABS ALIKE SWING INTO ACTION
By Laurie Goodstein
New York Times
July 28, 2006
www.nytimes.com/2006/07/28/us/28homefront.html?ref=middleeast

3. ISRAEL AND LEBANON: A LONG AND BITTER ENTANGLEMENT
By Dan Murphy
Christian Science Monitor
July 28, 2006
www.csmonitor.com/2006/0728/p25s01-wome.htm

4. ANGER IN THE ARAB WORLD
By Rashid Khalidi
Nation
August 14, 2006 Issue
www.thenation.com/doc/20060814/khalidi

5. A TIME TO ACT
By Warren Christopher
Washington Post, Opinion
July 28, 2006
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/07/27/AR2006072701420.html

6. OPERATION “SAVE ISRAEL’S HIGH COMMAND”
By Charles Glass
Counterpunch
July 28, 2006
www.counterpunch.org/glass07282006.html

7. TOP BARGHOUTI ALLY HOLDS COURT IN CITY ABUZZ WITH DIPLOMACY
By Jo-Ann Mort
Forward
July 28, 2006 Issue
www.forward.com/articles/8188

8. ISRAEL SHOULD AID LEBANON’S GOVERNMENT
By Trudy Rubin
Baltimore Sun, Opinion
July 28, 2006
www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bal-op.rubin28jul28,0,959144.story?coll=bal-oped-headlines

9. U.S. ‘OUTRAGE’ OVER ISRAEL CLAIMS
BBC (UK)
July 28, 2006
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/5223940.stm

10. ARAB LEADERS WARN OF SPREAD OF ANTI-U.S. FEELING
By William Wallis and Roula Khalaf
Financial Times (UK)
July 27, 2006
www.ft.com/cms/s/eac76468-1d9f-11db-bf06-0000779e2340.html

11. ISRAEL BACKED BY ARMY OF CYBER-SOLDIERS
By Yonit Farago
Times (UK)
July 28, 2006
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,251-2289232,00.html

12. AMID WAR, BUSH NEEDS A HISTORIC PEACE
By Judith Kipper
Daily Star, Commentary (Lebanon)
July 28, 2006
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=74306

13. U.S.-ISRAELI SPIN NOT REFLECTING WAR REALITY
By Daoud Kuttab
Jordan Times, Opinion (Jordan)
July 28, 2006
www.jordantimes.com/fri/opinion/opinion3.htm

14. LET’S DECLARE VICTORY AND START TALKING
By Ze’ev Sternhell
Haaretz, Opinion (Israel)
July 28, 2006
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/743764.html

15. HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE GOVERNMENTS
By Shmuel Rosner and Aluf Benn
Haaretz (Israel)
July 28, 2006
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/743729.html

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