The history of the peace process

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Israel and the peace process since the Rabin assassination
Summary of Director-General Uri Savir's address to the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 12 December 1995. Too many take progress in the peace process for granted. The same day that Clinton and Peres had concrete discussions on Israeli-Syrian peace, followed by a substantive phone conversation between Clinton and Syrian President Assad about how to move the process forward, Israeli troops redeployed from Nablus, the largest Palestinian town in the West Bank.
ANC statement on situation in Israel
Issued by the African National Congress, 4 March 1996. Bombings in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem can serve only to block the peace process and are the work of terrorists, not those who would promote peaceful dialog.
Likud guidelines for talks with the Palestinians
The Jerusalem Post, 26 April 1996. These are likely to be the principles of Netanyahu and the new Likud-dominated Israeli government. Whatever moderated public statements Netanyahu may make to calm public opinion in coming days, this is, in essence, the promised approach a Likud-led government will actually take toward the Palestinians.
Palestine: The deadly peace
Comment, Living Marxism, 3 October 1996. The text of a talk by journalist Eve Kay, who was invited by Genderwatch to speak on the state of the Middle East peace process on 2 October at the School of Oriental and African Studies. The thing that worries most people regarding the events of last week is that it seems to be the end of the peace process. Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's new Likud PM, is ignoring advice from his Foreign and Defence Ministries.
Hebron deal—the last straw
By Qais Saleh, Mid-East Realities, 18 January 1997. Yasser Arafat and Benjamin Netenyahu signed an agreement on redeployment in Hebron, coupled with an American letter of guarantees about which nobody knows its real value. This might be just another step on the Oslo highway, but for many Palestinians the last straw in a series of degrading concessions.
Save the Mideast peace process
People's Weekly World, 9 August 1997. CP-USA condemns the right-wing Hamas suicide bombing in the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem, as playing into Israel's hands by discrediting the peace process.
50,000 rally in Tel Aviv for a just peace
By Hans Lebrecht, in People's Weekly World, 20 September 1997. Broad-based demonstration for peace to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Oslo Declaration. The rally was called by Peace-Now, the Labor and Meretz parties, the Hadash Front (with the Communist Party of Israel), the Council for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, the Gush-Shalom bloc, the youth movement Dorshalem doresh Shalom.
How long can waiting work?
By Edward Said, 7 February 2000. As Arabs we are waiting for all sorts of things to happen with very little certainty as to what they are, how they will affect us, and what will come after. It is nothing short of staggering how our powerlessness has induced in us an unlimited attitude of just hanging on, waiting for the main event to take place while we play all sorts of banal little roles outside the main action.