The Things That Have Not Changed

Zakaria, Fareed
January 2006
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);1/16/2006 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 147 Issue 3, p11
The article argues that while Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was a driving force behind the departure from the Gaza Strip and the Middle East peace process, it is the disintegrated Palestinian state and not the departure of Sharon that will stall the process. Without a functioning and authoritative government, Gaza will remain in a state of near-anarchy.


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