American Editorial Review

Edition #41/1-2004
January 21, 2004

Dear Friend,

The first op-ed by Tom Friedman, the highly respected columnist, is especially incisive and effective. In the past two weeks there have been relatively few Israel-related editorials, but quality is more important than quantity. Furthermore, I didn't want to delay this issue whle I am in Germany in connection with our awards described at


Arthur S. Obermayer

  1. Thomas L. Friedman, "War of Ideas, Part 4", New York Times, January 18, 2004.
  2. Nissim Calderon, "Mideast Moves Into Future Tense", Los Angeles Times, January 16, 2004
  3. Yitzhak Frankenthal, "Israeli occupation stands in the way of Mideast reconciliation", Baltimore Sun, January 20, 2004
  4. Ike Seamans, "Palestinians could become majority in Israel soon", Miami Herald, January 9, 2004
  5. "Testing Israel's neighbors", Boston Globe, January 10, 2004
  6. Aaron David Miller, "A 'Syria-First' Peace Plan Can Only Be a Distraction", Los Angeles Times,
    January 11, 2004
  7. Adm. Thomas Moorer, "Israeli attack on U.S. Navy ship led to cover-up", Houston Chronicle,
    January 12, 2004