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March 2005 Table of Contents
Interpreting the Middle East for North Americans—
Interpreting North America for the Middle East
The U.S., Iraq, and the Israeli Occupation of Palestine
7 Did Palestinians Elect a Leader or Their Own Prison Warden?—Rachelle Marshall
The Palestinian Presidential Election
10 Campaigning Under Occupation—Mohammed Omer
|12 East Jerusalemites Sent Hither and Yon to Vote for President—Christian Richmond|
|14 After the Election: Palestine's New President Faces Israel's Old Attitudes—Mohammed Omer|
|15 Media Grossly Exaggerates Palestinian Voter Turnout—Ali Abunimah|
24 Wanted: Middle East Mediator—Sam Bahour
26 Neocons Setting Up Rumsfeld as Iraq Fall Guy—Patrick J. Buchanan
27 What Is Bush's Real Goal in Iraq?—Paul Findley
28 The Midnight Shift at Abu Ghraib—Richard H. Curtiss
30 Arab Press Review: Democracy Under Occupation: A Self-Defeating Concept—Peter C. Valenti
32 Neocons Concentrate on Promoting U.S.-Iran War—Andrew I. Killgore
46 Israeli Human Rights Lawyer Defends Activists in Tradition of Langer, Tsemel—Pat McDonnell Twair
38 The Tsunami Disaster—Two Views—Hasan Abu Nimah, Peter C. Valenti
42 On the Oasis of Douz: Tunisia's International Sahara Festival—Michael J. Keating
41 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (1918-2004)—Andrew I. Killgore
58 Dr. Hisham Sharabi (1927-2005)—Sara Powell
60 Bill L. Turpen (1940-2004)—Karen Billings Hamel
73 Diplomatic Doings
74 Book Review: Sharing the Land of Canaan: Human Rights and the Israeli-Palestinian Struggle—Reviewed by Sara Powell
76 The World Looks at the Middle East—Cartoons
78 2004 and 2005 AET Choirs of Angels
81 Middle East Marketplace
49 Index to Advertisers