Sharon’s Plan And The American Elections

by Mamdouh Nofal on 14/06/2004

Sharon’s disengagement plan had many international and regional corollaries that will leave fingerprints on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and the situation in the region. This plan agitated the Israeli political regime and affected Sharon’s political and moral standing; as he is paying for the price of disregarding his Party and his allies before going to Washington […]

What To Do After Bush Announced The Death Peace Process?

by Mamdouh Nofal on 28/04/2004

The joint press conference held by the U.S. President Bush with the Israeli Prime Minister Sharon on April 14 generated a storm of reactions on the regional and international political scenes. Bush’s official statement was characterized by honesty and clarity. Bush declared an unprecedented new American position toward the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. It went beyond the […]

Horizons Of Peace

by Mamdouh Nofal on 14/04/2004

After three years of frustration and despair, the Geneva and the Nusseibeh-Ayalon initiatives revived the peacemaking idea between Palestinians and Israelis. Both initiatives have proven that there is, on the Palestinian side, a partner for real peacemaking and that Sharon is ignoring this fact in order to undermine the peace process. Both initiatives awakened the […]

Bush: The Gaza Withdrawal Intends To Pass Time

by Mamdouh Nofal on 05/04/2004

A lot of questions have been raised by Sharon’s “intention” of dismantling the Gaza settlements and withdrawing the Israeli forces and the unilateral disengagement from the Palestinians. Despite the ambiguity of the plan, public opinion polls in Israel show that the majority of Israelis support Sharon’s plan and demand its quick implementation. Some Israelis consider […]