Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, November 2009, pg. 7

Special Report

Effects of Past U.S. Policy Remain to Haunt Obama

By Rachelle Marshall

Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian youth who attempted to enter Hebron’s Ibrahimi mosque to pray on the third Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, Sept. 11, 2009. More than 15 years earlier, on Feb. 25, 1994, armed American-born Jewish settler Dr. Baruch Goldstein massacred 29 Palestinians praying at the mosque. AFP photo/Hazem Bader

Rachelle Marshall is a free-lance editor living in Stanford, CA. A member of A Jewish Voice for Peace, she writes frequently on the Middle East.

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