Posts Tagged ‘Gaza

01
Feb
09

Innocence, Morality Ravaged in Gaza

By Howard J. Gale
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 02/02/09

“Every bomb ever made falls on all of us.” (Alice Walker)

Israel has dropped tens of thousands of pounds of U.S.-made and/or U.S.-paid-for munitions on one of the most densely populated regions on Earth. Israel has been firing on known United Nations schools, killing dozens of civilians.
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30
Jan
09

Saudi Patience is Running Out

By Turki al-Faisal
Financial Times, 31/01/09

(Prince Turki is chairman, King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies, Riyadh. He has been director of Saudi intelligence, ambassador to the UK and Ireland and ambassador to the US.)

In my decades as a public servant, I have strongly promoted the Arab-Israeli peace process. During recent months, I argued that the peace plan proposed by Saudi Arabia could be implemented under an Obama administration if the Israelis and Palestinians both accepted difficult compromises. I told my audiences this was worth the energies of the incoming administration for, as the late Indian diplomat Vijaya Lakshmi Nehru Pandit said: “The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war.”
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