TITLE

WORDS & DEEDS

AUTHOR(S)
Hammer, Joshua; Chen, Joanna; Ephron, Dan; Wolffe, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);6/9/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 141 Issue 23, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the clash between Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's peace gestures and his actions. Meeting of U.S. President George W. Bush, Palestinian Prime Minister Abu Mazen and Sharon for a summit in Aqaba, Jordan to inaugurate the Roadmap document that could lead to the creation of a provisional Palestinian state; Call for Israel to dismantle settlement outposts; Need for the Palestinians to end violence in Israel and to disarm militant groups such as Hamas; Continued growth of Israeli settlements despite Sharon's pledge to end them; Other questions about Sharon's intentions, including the construction by Israeli Defense Forces of a security barrier along the Green Line; Status of Mazen's efforts to get Hamas to declare a ceasefire.
ACCESSION #
9990888

 

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