TITLE

GUNS OVER GAZA

AUTHOR(S)
Hammer, Joshua; Dan; Ephron, Joshua
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Newsweek;4/5/2004, Vol. 143 Issue 14, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on violence between Palestinians and Israelis in the Middle East. Impact of the assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheik Ahmed Yassin in Gaza, which is viewed as part of a larger Israeli strategy; Political aspects of the unilateral withdrawal of Israel from Gaza, proposed by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon; Idea that Sharon will redirect resources to the West Bank; Speculation that the withdrawal will be in summer 2005; The role of Egypt in controlling Arab security forces along the border; How the Palestinian Authority and Hamas view the withdrawal; Uncertainty about what will happen to the 17 Israeli settlements left behind.
ACCESSION #
12659101

 

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