June 2003 Table of Contents

Interpreting the Middle East for North Americans—
Interpreting North America for the Middle East

 

The U.S. War on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

6 U.S. and Israel's Interests Converge in Iraq—Rachelle Marshall

8 Bush Administration Unfolds Israeli-Palestinian "Road Map"—Nathan Jones

9 Abu Against Abu: Not Merely a Clash of Egos, But An Existential Question—Uri Avnery

11 "Master-Blaster"—A Case for Liberation—John V. Whitbeck

12 Post-Saddam U.S. Leaders Garner, Bremer and Chalabi All Have Neocon Ties—Robert Younes, M.D., and Janet McMahon

13 Why Did the U.S. Use Cluster Bombs in Iraq?—Delinda C. Hanley

14 The Tragic Saga of Iraq's National Museum—Richard H. Curtiss

15 Letter of Resignation as Chairman of the President's Advisory Committee on Cultural Property—Martin E. Sullivan

16 Is Syria Next on the Neocons' Hit List?—Two Views—Robert Novak, Uri Avnery

18 Congress Watch: Is Syria Next Target in War to Make the World Safe for Israel?—Shirl McArthur

20 The Cost to American Taxpayers of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: $3 Trillion—Thomas R. Stauffer

24 Rupert Murdoch and William Kristol: Using the Press to Advance Israel's Interests—Richard H. Curtiss

28 Three U.S. Foreign Service Officers Resign Over Iraq War—Andrew I. Killgore

30 President Bush Nominates Controversial Pipes to Peace Post—Delinda C. Hanley

36 Pro-Israel, Arab-American PAC Contributions to 2002 Congressional Candidates

Special Reports

31 State Department Human Rights Report Assesses Foreign Workers' Status in IsraelJohn Gee

32 Its Strategic Relationship With U.S. in Jeopardy, Turkey in Weaker Position Than Evver—Jon Gorvett

33 What Happens to the Israeli-Turkish Alliance Now?—Andrew I. Killgore

34 European Press Review: American POWs Compared With Guantanamo Bay Captives—Lucy Jones

43 Post-Iraq War Reverberations Threaten Peace in the Subcontinent—M. M. Ali

44 Bosnia and Herzegovina: A State Under Threat—Peter Lippman

Departments

5 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

35 The World Looks at the Middle East—Cartoons

46 ISSUES IN THE NEWS—Compiled by Nizar Wattad

49 NORTHEAST NEWS: Harvard Conference Promotes Arab-American Understanding—David P. Johnson, Jr.

50 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHRONICLE: Free From Taliban, Afghan Women Seek Education in SHARE-Sponsored Schools—Elaine Pasquini

51 NORTHWEST NEWS: After Five Weeks of Detention, Palestinian American Charged With Aiding TerrorismSister Elaine Kelley

54 CHRISTIANITY AND THE MIDDLE EAST: An Iraqi Easter Filled With UncertaintyFred Strickert

56 ISLAM IN AMERICA: Latino Muslims a Growing Presence in AmericaLisa Viscidi

57 ISRAEL AND JUDAISM: Can "Road Map" for Mideast Peace Withstand Assault of Israel's U.S. "Friends"?Allan C. Brownfeld

60 OTHER PEOPLE'S MAIL

67 NEW YORK CITY AND TRI-STATE NEWS: NYU Panel Assesses Implications, Consequences of War on IraqJane Adas

70 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHRONICLE: Alexander Cockburn Casts Cynical Eye on Bush's "Liberation" of IraqPat and Samir Twair

72 ARAB-AMERICAN ACTIVISM: 2003 Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards

73 MUSLIM-AMERICAN ACTIVISM: CAIR Holds 4th Annual Leadership Conference

74 HUMAN RIGHTS: Iran's Domestic Reforms and International Policies

77 WAGING PEACE: John Kiesling on How to Repair America's Image

82 STUDENT ACTIVISMS: Students Build Mock Refugee Camp, Apartheid Wall

83 DIPLOMATIC DOINGS: The Future of Syrian-American Relations

86 BOOK REVIEW: Divided Jerusalem: The Struggle for the Holy City (2nd ed.)Reviewed by Jen Mitchell

87 AET BOOK CLUB CATALOG

94 2003 AET CHOIR OF ANGELS

95 BULLETIN BOARD

96 NEW GCMHP INTIFADA REPORT

97 MIDDLE EAST MARKETPLACE

98 PUBLISHERS' PAGE

23 INDEX TO ADVERTISERS

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