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 […]

Bush Administration Bargaining With Arafat On His Life And Qureih Will Not Hear The Praise

by Mamdouh Nofal on 29/09/2003

There is no problem in forming a new Palestinian cabinet and there is no dispute between Qureih and Fatah about its program. There is also no American or Israeli pressure exerted on Arafat in order to speed up the formation of a new government and conceding his security and financial prerogatives to a new Prime […]

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 […]