American Editorial Review

Edition #34/13-2003
September 2 , 2003

Dear Friend,

Since the mutually destructive cycle of violence has been renewed, there have been a number of editorials dealing with a broad range of issues, opinions and experience related to the conflict. I have ordered them with what I consider the most interesting ones at the top.


Arthur S. Obermayer

  1. Daniel Seidemann, "No Shortcuts in Israel, Just Small Steps", Washington Post, August 24, 2003
  2. Don Wycliff, "There's always another Mideast viewpoint", Chicago Tribune, August 28, 2003
  3. Hilda Silverman, "Enforced silence is not a Jewish value", Philadelphia Inquirer, August 31, 2003
  4. Barak Barfi, "A True Palestinian Pragmatist", Washington Post, August 30, 2003
  5. James Bennet, "Israel Puts Hamas Political Leaders in Its Cross Hairs", New York Times, August 31, 2003
  6. Arthur Hertzberg, "The Price of Not Keeping the Peace", New York Times, August 27, 2003
  7. James Bennet, "The Illusions of Progress", New York Times, August 23, 2003
  8. "A Predictable End", Baltimore Sun, August 24, 2003
  9. Amos Oz, "The Two Cowards", New York Times, August 19, 2003
  10. Martin Indyk, "Let the Fight for Peace Begin", New York Times, August 21, 2003
  11. Uri Dromi, "Orr Commission's findings", Miami Herald, August 29, 2003
  12. Ian Buruma, "How to Talk About Israel", New York Times, August 31, 2003