Bush Indifferent To Full Roadmap Implementation

by Mamdouh Nofal on 02/06/2003

As soon as the Israeli government announced its acceptance of the Roadmap, Ariel Sharon was showered with praise, and the Americans described the Israeli decision as a “significant step forward.” Moreover, the U.S. administration decided to send a team to coordinate the steps taken by the Israelis and Palestinians to implement the plan, while President […]

Will Abbas Withstand Domestic and Foreign Pressure?

by Mamdouh Nofal on 27/05/2003

Since his appointment as prime minister, Mahmoud Abbas has faced considerable obstacles, both domestic and foreign. These were not limited to the negative attitude of the opposition faction toward the creation of the position of prime minister and his appointment to that position. We all remember the conflict within the Palestinian Authority over that same […]

The Israeli Touch In The War On Iraq

by Mamdouh Nofal on 24/04/2003

It would probably be difficult to prove Israel?s direct role in driving the United States to go to war against Iraq, but no one doubts that the Jewish state is the third winner of this war, after the U.S. and Britain. Regardless of the accuracy of the information that was leaked by the Israeli media […]