Gaza: Moving Forward by Pulling Back

Makovsky, David
May 2005
Foreign Affairs;May/Jun2005, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p52
Offers a look at the peace process between Israel and Palestine. Report that the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, is pressing for peaceful change; Evacuation of the Israeli settlements in Gaza and the West Bank, led by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon; Claim that a rush to negotiations before trust has been established could destroy the peace process; Role of United States President George W. Bush as a mediator in the negotiations and in ensuring a cease-fire takes hold.


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